The list of re-openings continues to grow on both sides of the river.

Childcare was one of the businesses set to open on May 31, with restrictions and reduced numbers.

DeWine was hoping to base the decision on science, but that data is lacking. In response, he said they intend to fund a research project to study best practices to controlling the spread of COVID-19 in child care settings.

Child care was just one of the major announcements. DeWine also released dates that pools, state campgrounds, and gyms among a list of other things will resume operations.

Meanwhile in West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice announced the re-opening of gyms and health clubs. This following some confusion earlier this week Gyms in West Virginia will open their doors Monday, while Ohio gyms will open on May 26.