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DeWine declares March 9 day of remembrance for victims of COVID-19 pandemic

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Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 12:59 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVG) - The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on Ohioans, with more than 17,500 having died from the virus.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has declared March 9 as a day of remembrance in the state to honor those victims. The date marks the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus case in the state.

Since that first positive case, more than 979,000 people have tested positive in Ohio.

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