Coronavirus: State of Ohio releases number of cases tested

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Credit: CDC via AP, File

Credit: CDC via AP, File

The state of Ohio has investigated five people for possible cases of novel coronavirus. Four cases have tested negative. One case is still awaiting the results a release said.

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Novel coronavirus, now called Covid-19, has more than 43,000 cases reported worldwide as of Tuesday. Over 1,000 deaths in China and one death in the Phillipines have been attributed to Covid-19, WHO officials said.

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