Governor Mike DeWine Signs Order Allowing Fans In Two Big Stadiums
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed an order allowing 6,000 fans to be present at two Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals home games.
TOLEDO, Ohio — The variance allows no more than 1,500 people on each side of the stadiums. In addition, masks must be worn in compliance with the state mandate.
The following games will allow for fans to be present:
September 17th: Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
September 27th: Washington Football Team at Cleveland Browns
October 4th: Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals
October 25th: Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals
As of today, Lucas County remains at the red COVID-19 threat level. There are currently seven counties in the red as many others managed to downgrade to the orange or yellow. A statewide mask mandate also remains.
The governor is asking Ohioans to limit their Labor Day events and the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department warns of increased coronavirus exposure.
Governor Mike DeWine: “…They [White House Coronavirus Task Force] have a grave concern about Labor Day coming up,”.
As you might remember, COVID-19 cases spiked following the Fourth of July.