Franklin County, Columbus increase stay-at-house advisory by means of Feb. 6

Health officers with Franklin County and Columbus have determined to prolong their continue to be-at-residence advisories. This arrives immediately after Gov. Mike DeWine reported prolonged the statewide curfew for a further week.

In a combined assertion, Columbus Wellbeing Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts and said Franklin County Health and fitness Commissioner Joe Mazzola said the keep-at-property advisory will be extended until eventually Feb. 6, 2021.

Citizens are advised to go on to keep at household to the finest extent probable, for each the advisory, and to only leave dwelling to go to function or faculty or for important requirements. 

Franklin County stays at Inform Stage Three (“Purple”) according to the state’s Public Overall health Advisory map. On Thursday, it turned the initially county to achieve 100,000 circumstances.

“Our case numbers have been moving in the suitable way, but they continue to be extremely large,” reported Dr. Roberts. “While we perform to vaccinate and protect the public in the coming months, we have to proceed what we are accomplishing to retain this downward development and make positive it keeps moving in the ideal course.”

Commissioner Mazzola said the up coming two months are a further option to gradual the spread by means of mask-sporting, social distancing, and hand washing.

Gov. DeWine extended the statewide 10 p.m. curfew for another week ending on Jan. 30.