Governor DeWine announced Thursday that Ohio is now at 143.3 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people during the past two weeks. When the rate drops to 50 cases per 100,000 over a two-week period, all health orders will be lifted.
The number of cases is trending down. Last week, the state was at 155 per 100,000 and at 180 cases per 100,000 two weeks ago. Ohio reached a peak of 845 cases per 100,000 in December. Governor DeWine noted that 143.8 cases still is considered high incidence by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He urged Ohioans to get vaccinated and to continue wearing a mask, practice social distancing, and wash hands frequently.
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