Coronavirus: Ohio recommends against travel to four states

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The Ohio Department of Health is recommending against travel to four states in an updated travel advisory released Wednesday afternoon.

The four states are Idaho, Nevada, Mississippi and Florida.

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Anyone traveling to Ohio from those states should self-quarantine for 14 days.

The advisory is based off a seven-day rolling average of coronavirus positivity rates. Mississippi has the highest at 23.4%, with Nevada following at 17.5% and Florida and Idaho at 16.2% and 15.4% respectively.

ODH is recommending against travel, whether for work or pleasure, to any state with a positivity rate of 15% or higher. As of Aug. 17, Ohio’s seven-day rolling average positivity rate was 4.3%.

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