Ohio updated its travel advisory on Wednesday, recommending anyone who travels to Alabama, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas or Nevada quarantine for 14 days when they come back to Ohio.
Ohioans are advised against visiting any state reporting a 15% or higher positive testing rate. Those who do travel to any of these states on the map are recommended to self-quarantine for 14 days after leaving those locations and returning to Ohio.
The advisory is intended for both leisure and business travel, one that the department of health wants Ohioans and out-of-state travelers to follow.
⬇ UPDATED Travel Advisory ⬇— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) September 2, 2020
Based on current positivity rates, Ohioans are now encouraged to avoid travel to:
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