YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine spoke with 27 First News Friday about COVID, the state of the job market in Ohio, and his future priorities.
DeWine said despite the Omicron variant popping up, he’s optimistic. He says while vaccinations in the state have slowed, thousands of people are getting shots every day.
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As of now, he doesn’t have any plans for more vaccination incentives at the state level. When asked about President Biden’s remarks saying that there is no federal solution to the COVID-19 pandemic, DeWine said testing is his biggest concern and getting more kits.
“We need more testing. We’ve needed more, frankly, throughout this whole process. We were able to put out one million testing kits in December, but we don’t have enough,” he said. “Testing is one of the things we…