Indiana continues to see decrease in red counties

By Conner Tighe

Indiana continues to see a decrease in red counties this week as only 27 counties lie at the highest advisory level. Delaware County remains in the orange, the second-highest advisory level, as do the surrounding counties, excluding Madison. There are no yellow counties this week at the lowest advisory level.

Red counties this week include Lake, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko, Wabash, Whitley, DeKalb, Steuben, Warren, Montgomery, Clinton, Howard, Madison, Owen, Morgan, Brown, Shelby, Jackson, Scott, Ripley, Franklin, Union, Switzerland, Orange, and Pike. 

Whereas Delaware’s positivity rate was 12% last week, it’s risen to 12.3% this week. Sixty-five positive cases have been reported, and two COVID-related deaths have been accounted for. 

A little over 53,000 Delaware residents have been fully vaccinated. Over 200 new booster vaccines have been administered, and 71 residents have been newly vaccinated.

Sources: IN.Gov (Advisory Levels)IN.Gov (Vaccination Rates)

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