During his news conference Monday afternoon, Governor Mike DeWine said 90% of Ohio’s retail shops will be open for business come Tuesday May 12th.
Those businesses are also expected to follow the Responsible Restart Ohio guidelines SEE MORE HERE.
“Each individual business will determine if customers will be required to wear face coverings” said DeWine.
Next in the phase to reopen Ohio, salons, barbershops and outdoor dining at restaurants Friday May 15th with indoor dining May 21st. READ MORE HERE
The Governor said his team isn’t ready to make an announcement regarding Child Care Services.
As for Ross County, Chillicothe-Ross Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mike Throne said while guesting on The City of Chillicothe Ohio’s Facebook Page with Mayor Luke Feeney, “Follow the rules. Now’s not the time to decide you’re gonna try to do something outside of the rules.” Throne was citing his words to Chamber members last Friday.
“It’s time to get things together and start opening and hopefully start your business’s recovery.”
As of 2pmET Monday, statewide total cases number 24,777 with 4,413 hospitalizations and 1,357 total deaths.
Cases by county in the Scioto Valley Region: Fairfield, 178; Fayette, 23; Highland, 12; Hocking, 22; Jackson, 8; Pickaway, 1,933; Pike, 5; Ross, 53; Scioto, 13; Vinton, 12
CCI: 1 staff testing positive, 6 inmates in isolation, 6 testing positive, 1 pending results
RCI: None affected
PCI: 107 staff testing positive, 1 death, 64 recovered, 404 inmates testing positive, 27 confirmed deaths, 19 pending results and 1,231 recovered.