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.
COVID-19 Fact Sheet
What you need to know about COVID-19 and your risk
* 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.
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.
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.