Montgomery County jumps to level 4 alert, Warren County on watch list
Severe ongoing coronavirus spread caused Montgomery County on Wednesday to receive the highest level of warning, level 4 or purple, in Ohio’s Public Health Advisory System. Level 4 means there is severe exposure and spread of COVID-19, and residents are urged to stay home except for necessary travel to get supplies and services. Meanwhile, Warren County was put on a list of counties that could move up to level 4 if conditions don’t improve.
Ohio Travel Advisory now includes 16 states to avoid
Ohio updated its travel advisory and now urges residents to avoid traveling to 16 states with high positivity rates. These include Alabama, Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.