COLUMBUS, Ohio — Editor’s Notice: The above video aired on January 20, 2021
A journey advisory continues to be in impact for individuals coming into Ohio from different states with testing charges of 15% or greater for COVID-19.
The advice is that folks self-quarantine for 14 days after coming to Ohio from a kind of states. The checklist is being up to date weekly.
In response to the Ohio Division of Well being, the Buckeye State’s positivity for COVID-19 has fallen under the advisory threshold and is now at 13%.
As of January 20, the states at 15% or greater are: Idaho, Utah, South Dakota, Iowa, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee.
Gov. Mike DeWine says individuals ought to self-quarantine at residence in or a lodge. This is applicable to guests in addition to individuals who dwell in Ohio getting back from trip or enterprise journey. The governor has mentioned that that whereas the advisory is not an order, it is really helpful that it’s adopted.
The state of Ohio reported 7,721 new circumstances of COVID-19 within the final 24 hours with 109 new deaths and 306 new hospitalizations. In response to DeWine, out of any 200 Ohioans, no less than 1 has examined optimistic for COVID in the course of the previous 2 weeks.
“We nonetheless have greater than 1 out of four sufferers who’re COVID optimistic in our ICUs,” the governor said throughout his Thursday COVID-19 briefing.