DeWine Delays Return to Office for State Workers


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--When the coronavirus pandemic first hit the state of Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine ordered thousands of state employees to work from home. That plan will last at least through the first month of 2021.

DeWine Monday scrapped the plan to allow workers to begin returning to their regular offices on January 4th. The governor citing a continued increase in coronavirus cases across the state.

DeWine also encouraged other companies in the Buckeye State to do the same.

The state also reported just over 6,600 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, as health officials continue to work through a backlog of tests.