Ohioans Are Asked To Avoid Traveling to Ohio Due to Covid
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the Ohio Department of Health to create this Travel Advisory Map.
Ohio officials are asking their residents to avoid travel to all states with a 15% or higher infection rate. Now that Ohio is 15%, their on that list according to News 5 Cleveland,
The state is recommending Ohioans avoid traveling to Ohio, and those entering Ohio after traveling from Ohio are advised to self-quarantine in Ohio for 14 days.
The latest numbers are keeping Michigan and Indiana off of this travel advisory map as they both have a 12% infection rate. Get a full break down of Michigan's Covid-19 numbers updated daily by clicking the button below.
There are currently 13 states with a 15% or higher infection rate. Ohio is asking Buckeyes to avoid those states. Most concerning are the 4 states that have an astounding 40% or higher infection rate:
Idaho - 49.0%
Iowa - 43.4%
South Dakota - 41.1%
Kansas - 40.0%
As far as Ohioans being asked to not travel to Ohio. That's clearly a tall ask. The Department of Health is simply asking residents to only leave their homes when necessary and to practice social distancing and wearing a mask in public to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Get more info on the travel advisory from the Ohio Department of Health by clicking here.