Lorain County drops from Level 3 to Level 1 on Ohio Public Health Advisory System

Posted at 2:43 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 17:02:10-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lorain County dropped from Red Level to Yellow Level, the lowest level on Ohio’s Public Advisory System, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday.

DeWine called the drop to Level 1 an “improvement.”

“Frankly, we asked what was going on in Lorain and local health officials tell us that more residents are following the protocols and are wearing masks. Residents are also using caution when planning gatherings,” DeWine said.

The state now has 39 yellow counties—the highest number since July 2. Twenty-six percent of Ohioans are in a yellow county.

On Thursday, Wayne County moved up to Red Level 3, which means there’s very high exposure and risk.

Erie County decreased from the Red Level to Orange Level this week.

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