Over 10% decrease in red counties, positivity rate decrease in Delaware

By Conner Tighe

In a quick turnaround, Indiana has gone from nearly 50% of the state to 38% red. Delaware County remains orange, the second-highest advisory level. There are no yellow counties this week, signifying the lowest advisory level.

At the highest advisory level, red counties this week include Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Elkhart, LaGrange, Steuben, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko, Noble, DeKalb, Whitley, Wabash, Carroll, Howard, Grant, Jay, Warren, Fountain, Montgomery, Hendricks, Morgan, Shelby, Decatur, Franklin, Ripley, Scott, Jefferson, Switzerland, Ohio, Pike, Perry, and Harrison. 

Delaware’s positivity rate has decreased from 14% to 12%. One COVID-19 related death has been reported and 78 new cases have been reported.

The county’s vaccination count is nearing 53,000. Sixty-nine residents have been newly vaccinated and over 400 booster vaccines have been administered.

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

Featured Image: IN.Gov (Advisory Levels)

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