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Lane County moving to moderate risk soon

The downgrade will take effect on Friday.

Posted: Mar 9, 2021 10:52 AM
Updated: Mar 9, 2021 1:19 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Soon, Lane County will be moving to moderate risk, officials announced on Tuesday.

The downgrade will take effect on Friday.

Over the past weeks, we have been under high risk after being moved down from extreme risk.

‘IT’S ABOUT TIME’: RESIDENTS CHEER ON COUNTY’S MOVE TO MODERATE RISK

The change means that indoor dining and indoor fitness activity will be allowed, up to 50% capacity or 100 people, whichever is smaller. For more information about risk levels, CLICK HERE.

Coos and Douglas counties remain in extreme risk, while Benton County has been downgraded to high risk. Linn County remains at moderate risk. For a full list of Oregon counties and where they fall in the risk level system, CLICK HERE.

Gov. Kate Brown announced counties downgraded from extreme risk but facing a return to that level would have a two-week grace period to work toward lowering their COVID-19 numbers.

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