Lucas County back in the ‘Red’ for coronavirus health advisory

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Published: Oct. 15, 2020 at 2:42 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Lucas County joins 13 counties re-entering the Level 3 “Red” designation on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System map.

In the weekly update to the system, 52 of the state’s 88 counties now have 100 new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents over the last two weeks.

Lucas County has fewer than 80 new cases per 100,000 but still met the New Cases threshold. The county was also flagged for Outpatient Visits, New Cases Increase, and Non-Congregate Cases.

Only six counties in the state are in the “Yellow” or Level 1. The 29 “Red” counties make up 65% of Ohio’s population.

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