Should I wear a mask in central Ohio? Pickaway County joins Fairfield for having high transmission

Coronavirus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Pickaway joined Fairfield County on Friday for having a high level of community transmission of COVID-19 as determined by the CDC.

High, or red, is the highest of four levels of transmission. For any county with substantial or high transmission, it recommends all people, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, wear a mask in indoor public settings.

In addition to Pickaway and Fairfield counties, these central Ohio counties have high transmission:

  • Crawford
  • Knox
  • Marion
  • Morrow

These central Ohio counties have substantial transmission:

  • Coshocton
  • Guernsey
  • Fayette
  • Franklin
  • Hardin
  • Hocking
  • Madison
  • Muskingum
  • Perry
  • Pickaway
  • Pike
  • Ross
  • Union

The CDC updates the level of transmission daily.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on NBC4i.com

Today's Central OH Forecast

Get severe weather email alerts

Don't Miss

Local News

Linden Fresh Market opens

Cracking down on sex trrafficking

Peak Fall Colors 2021

Scarlet the Shoe: Ohio State asks fans to wear scarlet to Penn State game

Monday, Sept. 27 Ohio Coronavirus numbers

California bans state-funded travel to Ohio due to anti-LGBTQ+ law

More Local News