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Look: Crowds flock to Northeast Ohio's reopened beaches & pools

The places had been closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing measures are in place.

CLEVELAND — Northeast Ohio is experiencing one of its hottest days of 2020 so far, which made it a perfect day to head to the beach.

Of course, that wasn't possible for a long time, as the state was virtually shut down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This week, however, Gov. Mike DeWine gave Ohio's pools and beaches the green light to reopen for those looking to beat the heat.

While most facilities remain shuttered for at least another week, some decided they were ready to get back to business. In order to do so, there must be a limit on the amount of people allowed inside at any given time, and social distancing must be emphasized.

The Rocky River Water Zone was among those open on Tuesday, and while customers adhered to guidelines, most were not worried about getting sick.

Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park beach is also up and running again, with hundreds flocking to the shores.

Although some were concerned with Ohio beginning to open up again, it has not yet resulted in a significant spike in cases. In fact, Tuesday saw the state's smallest day-to-day case increase in almost two months.

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