Montgomery County has been red, or level 3, for nearly every week since the public health advisory system was announced at the end of June.
The county has seen an increase in coronavirus as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the state.
Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County Health Commissioner Jeff Cooper noted Wednesday that the county has the fourth highest number of total cases in the state. As of today, there have been 17,811 cases reported in Montgomery County.
A stay-at-home advisory went into effect for Montgomery County today. The advisory asks residents to stay home as much as possible and to limit contact with people outside their households. The advisory is scheduled to end Dec. 17.