Amarillo Area COVID-19 Status Level changing back to Level Red on Wednesday

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Area Coronavirus Status Level will be going back to Level Red on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

The city said the Level Red status will be in effect for two weeks. After two weeks, Amarillo Public Health Department (APHD) will reevaluate the Status Level based on current conditions.

APHD said is reporting a sustained increase in active COVID-19 cases and stressed local hospital capacity in the Amarillo area.

Below is the updated Amarillo Area COVID-19 Status Level Chart

The chart is available on the COA website at amarillo.gov and at amarilloalerts.com.

The city also commented on early voting in regards to the move to Level Red.

The City of Amarillo believes that the right to vote is the fundamental cornerstone of a democracy, and the early voting times, locations and processes are not effected by the move to Level Red. Be safe, and go vote!

Watch below to see the portion of today’s briefing where city leaders talk about the Amarillo Area Coronavirus Status Level:


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