Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine today issued a travel advisory for all individuals who come into Oho from states with a Covid-19 positivity rate of 15% or higher. The state is recommending that those individuals self-quarantine at a hotel or at home for 14 days.
“So we would ask people to be careful,” DeWine said. “This is going to be based on a seven day rolling average. We will update the list of states weekly.”
As of today, according to the governor, the list of states that fall under Ohio’s travel advisory include:
- South Carolina
Anyone traveling to the state from Puerto Rico is also recommended to quarantine, according to the governor.
Remember: The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive for the virus of those overall who have been tested. So, as more and more people are being tested, the focus is shifting to the positivity rate — how many of those tested are actually infected.
With reporting from CNN's Theresa Waldrop