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Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH), in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is closely monitoring coronavirus disease 2019, first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Confirmed Cases in Ohio: 0

Persons Under Investigation (PUIs)* in Ohio: 0

Negative** PUIs in Ohio: 6

Last Updated: 02/20/20

(Updated at 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.)

* Persons who have been tested for COVID-19 and whose laboratory results  are pending.

** Persons who have tested negative for COVID-19 and for whom no further follow up is needed.

Latest developments:

  • On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that it had officially changed the name for the disease causing the current coronavirus outbreak that began in Hubei Province, China. It is currently referred to as coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 (from the previous 2019 novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV). The Ohio Department of Health will be updating this website to reflect the change.
  • As of February 13, 2020, 15 U.S. cases of COVID-19 have been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The disease is not spreading in the community in the U.S. at this time, and the CDC currently considers risk to the general public to be low.
  • There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health will update this webpage by 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday to reflect the number of people currently under investigation for possible infection.


Results of two Ohio 2019 Novel Coronavirus tests come back negative
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH), the Butler County General Health District and Miami University announced today that test results from two students at Miami University in Butler County for the 2019 novel coronavirus are negative. There are no other persons under investigation in Ohio.