Coronavirus: Ohioans should avoid travel to 7 states

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The number of states for Ohioans to avoid went down to seven, with Nebraska, Nevada, Utah and Wisconsin coming off the list.

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The Ohio Department of Health on Wednesday updated the travel advisory for states reporting positive coronavirus testing rates of 15% or higher.

The updated list includes: Alabama, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming. South Dakota continues to have the highest positivity rate, which has increased to 50.6%. Ohio’s positivity rate is 7%, up a percent from the week before. The positivity rate is an indicator of how much COVID-19 there is in a community.

Those who enter Ohio after travel to the states on the travel advisory map are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.