After three weeks at a level 2 (orange) advisory, Clermont County has been moved back to level 3 advisory under the Public Health Advisory System.
Clermont County was last under a level 3 advisory from October 1-8. That time it was mainly due to an increase in outpatient visits and visits to emergency departments due to COVID-like illness.
Clermont County currently meets four of the 7 indicators that are used to decide a county’s risk level.
The four indicators that are met are:
On October 15, Clermont County was designated as a high incidence county due to the increased spread of the virus. A county is declared high incidence when it has more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents over the last two weeks.
For comparison, on October 1, the rate for Clermont County was 62.49 new cases per 100,000 residents. On October 29 the rate increased to 219.9 new cases per 100,000 residents.
For more information on the Public Health Advisory System, click here
For a full list of the alert indicators, click here
To see the data for Clermont County, click here
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