Delaware County Reaches Level 3 Public Health Emergency

Delaware County Reaches Level 3 Public Health Emergency
UPDATE: As of July 30, 2020 the county was downgraded to Level 2. 

Delaware County was upgraded Thursday, July 16, 2020 to Level 3 on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System.

Face coverings in public are mandated by Ohio Department of Health in all counties that are designated as a Red Alert Level 3 Public Health Emergency or a Purple Alert Level 4 Public Health Emergency.
 
Delaware County was upgraded as a result of having met four of  seven indicators. Indicators which have triggered the Level 3 status specific to Delaware County include Indicator 1 - new cases per capita, Indicator 2 - sustained increase in new cases, Indicator 3 - proportion of new cases in non-congregate settings, and Indicator 5 - sustained increase in outpatient visits (with COVID-like symptoms). 
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