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Columbus welcomes first babies born in 2020

Columbus did not have to wait long to welcome its first baby of 2020.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus did not have to wait long to welcome its first baby of 2020.

Michael Bentley was born at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at Riverside Methodist Hospital to Jessica Whitt and Tory Bentley. He is their third child.

Michael Bentley

Tyreko Anderson Jr. was the first baby born at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2020. He was born at 12:24 a.m. but his due date was Jan. 15.

Tyreko Anderson Jr.

The first baby born at a Mount Carmel hospital in 2020 was born at 1:52 a.m. at Mount Carmel Grove City. The hospital has not released the baby's name.

In Chillicothe, Adena Regional Medical Center welcomed its official New Year's baby on January 2. Laira Ross was born at 4:01 a.m. to parents Kristine Rice and Austin Ross.

Laira Ross