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Stay-at-home advisory for Franklin County to expire February 6

The remain-at-property advisory is set to expire on Feb. 6.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — Well being officers in Columbus and Franklin County introduced the stay at home advisory will not be prolonged. The advisory is established to expire on Feb. 6.

“Given the reduce in circumstance numbers and Governor DeWine’s improve to the point out-huge curfew, we and Columbus Community Well being will not be extending the Remain-At-Residence purchase,” Franklin County General public Wellness announced.

Previous month, the advisory was extended for a third time. It was at first place in spot on Nov. 20 owing to a superior variety of COVID-19 scenarios and local community unfold. 

Though the metropolis and county officers are permitting the order to expire, the Ohio Section of Well being nevertheless has an 11 p.m. statewide curfew in spot.

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Statement from Columbus General public Wellness:

“The Stay at Household Advisory was extended two months back so that we could ensure that COVID scenarios had been trending down. All through this time, we have viewed a continued lessen in scenario quantities and Governor DeWine’s enlargement of the point out-vast curfew. As a community, we have been carrying out all the correct issues to get our case figures down as we roll out the vaccine. But even even though the Keep at Dwelling Advisory will expire, we cannot allow our guard down to preserve them shifting in the suitable path. Situation quantities are nevertheless higher and we need to have to continue on to use every tool we have obtainable to struggle COVID-19, which includes putting on a mask, working towards social distancing, washing our fingers, staying property if we’re ill, accumulating with people in our personal homes, and rolling up our sleeves for the vaccine when it’s our turn.”