Nearly 50% of Indiana now red, Delaware remains orange

By Conner Tighe

Delaware County’s positivity rate remains stable this week at 14.1%. Much of the state remains red this week at the highest advisory level. The county remains in the orange, the second-highest advisory level.

Crawford, the only yellow county last week, has shifted to orange. Ohio is now the only yellow county signifying the lowest advisory level. 48% of Indiana is now red, whereas 45% of the state was red last week.

Red counties include Posey, Gibson, Pike, Warrick, Spencer, Perry, Harrison, Jackson, Bartholomew, Jennings, Scott, Dearborn, Franklin, Union, Fayette, Hendricks, Montgomery, Fountain, Warren, Benton, Newton, Jasper, White, Carroll, Howard, Cass, Fulton, Grant, Blackford, Jay, Randolph, Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Saint Joseph, Elkhart, LaGrange, Steuben, Noble, Kosciusko, Whitley, DeKalb, Allen, Wabash, and Huntington. 

There have been no COVID-19 related deaths or cases reported this week. The number of vaccinated residents in Delaware comes to 52,666 people. One hundred and sixteen residents have been newly vaccinated. Over 300 booster vaccines have been administered, adding up to over 18,000 residents.

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

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