Union County COVID-19 levels rise to high; masking indoors recommended – The Cincinnati Enquirer

by | Jan 6, 2023 | COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 rose to a high level in Union County, triggering a recommendation for its residents to wear masks indoors, the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.Union County, seated by the town of Liberty, Indiana, was the only county in the region with high levels as 13 others remained moderate and Indiana’s Ohio and Dearborn dropped to low levels.A high community level in the CDC ratings brings a recommendation to wear masks indoors and on public transit. A medium level brings that recommendation for those with chronic illnesses and weak immune systems. People in counties with low levels should proceed as normal with caution.In addition, COVID-19 transmission rates are currently at the highest level in 13 of the region’s 16 counties. Capacity continues to be a concern as the region’s medical surgical beds are 100% full.See the chart below for the current levels of all 16 counties in the Cincinnati region:

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