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Coronavirus Update: Festivals & Entertainment Venues to Remain Closed in June

Walker Evans Walker Evans Coronavirus Update: Festivals & Entertainment Venues to Remain Closed in JuneComFest, which typically takes place in June, is considering a new date in the fall — Photo by Matt Ellis.
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While many locals were busy keeping up with protest news on Friday, Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, signed an executive order that will keep many types of entertainment venues closed until July 1st.

The list of affected businesses and organizations includes auditoriums, stadiums, arenas, parades, fairs, festivals, indoor trampoline parks, indoor water parks, movie and other theaters (excluding drive-ins), performance theaters, amusement parks, carnivals, water parks, aquariums, zoos, museums, arcades, fairs, children’s play centers, playgrounds, funplexes, theme parks, concert and music halls, country clubs and social clubs.

According to the latest data, Ohio has over 32,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, over 6,000 hospitalizations, and over 1,900 confirmed deaths.

For more information, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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