Red counties increase as Delaware remains orange

By Conner Tighe

The number of red counties has jumped to 21 compared to two weeks ago where there were 16. Delaware County and its neighboring counties all remain orange, the second-highest advisory level. 

Much of northern Indiana has gone from yellow to orange advisory levels except for Porter and LaGrange. Monroe in the southern portion has remained yellow too, bringing the number of yellow counties to three compared to nine the two weeks ago.

Forty-seven new positive cases have been reported and five new deaths have been reported, bringing the total deaths to 211.

The number of vaccinated has increased nearly 9 percent as over 47,000 residents have been fully vaccinated. Marion continues to remain topnotch in vaccinated individuals, with over 458,000 residents vaccinated.

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

Featured Image: IN.Gov (Advisory Levels)

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