Nearly 90% of Indiana now red, including Delaware

By Conner Tighe

Delaware County, amongst 88% of the state, now lies in the red, the highest advisory level. This is the first time we’ve recorded Delaware in the red as it has maintained its orange status for several months. 

Orange counties include Warren, Fountain, Miami, Huntington, Wells, Adams, Blackford, Jay, Fayette, Jefferson, and Switzerland. No counties are in the yellow, the lowest advisory level.

Delaware’s positivity rate has significantly increased from 13.55% last week to 22.18% this week. Only one COVID-related death has been recorded, and 172 cases have been recorded.

Nearly 53,700 Delaware residents have been fully vaccinated. Almost 200 booster vaccines have been newly administered, while 70 recently recorded individuals have received their two initial vaccines.

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

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