PICKAWAY – Pickaway County is now in the red level according to Gov Dewine citizens are now required to wear masks in Public.
ALERT LEVEL 3 (RED): A county has triggered four or five of the seven indicators, and there is very high exposure and spread. There are currently 7 Ohio counites at Level 3. Risk is very high. Ohioans should limit activities as much as possible. Wear a mask when you go out. pic.twitter.com/4jo6c6lnYb
— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) July 2, 2020
Dewine says the reason for the red level is because of community spread and increases in cases and hospitalization. Early signs of medical attention has happened in the county. That one restaurant and a faith based church had community spread in Pickaway County.
As of 4:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 there are a total of 56,384 COVID-19 cases in Ohio and 2,737 deaths. Currently there are 2,210 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Pickaway County, 2,013 being inmates, leaving 197 local residents who have tested positive. There are 46 active local resident cases with 6 hospitalized. There are a total of 41 deaths, 37 being inmates.