coronavirus - higher education Ohio COVID-19 Case Numbers Spike As Colleges Reopen, Test By Andy Chow • Sep 1, 2020 Office of Gov. Mike DeWine The state of Ohio is reporting the highest jump in new daily COVID-19 cases since July. Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says one contributing factors is the reopening of colleges and the mass testing that's done there on campus. Mask Mandate Extended To 12 Counties; DeWine Issues Guidance For Colleges, Universities By Karen Kasler • Jul 9, 2020 coronavirus.ohio.gov The number of counties where masks are required in indoor business spaces and public places has gone up to 12, with one county falling off the initial list and five more being added.