Spike in red counties, Delaware remains orange

By Conner Tighe

Over 50% of the state is back to red, representing the highest advisory level, whereas only 29% of the state was red last week. Delaware County has remained orange, the second-highest advisory level, for many weeks now. 

Red counties include Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Saint Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Benton, LaGrange, DeKalb, Whitley, Allen, Cass, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Howard, Boone, Tipton, Madison, Montgomery, Hamilton, Parke, Hancock, Marion, Hendricks, Putnam, Johnson, Morgan, Owen, Vigo, Sullivan, Knox, Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick, Perry, Clark, Washington, Scott, Jackson, Jennings, Bartholomew, Union, Franklin, Dearborn, and Switzerland.

Delaware’s positivity rate has increased to 13.55%, whereas it was 12.3% last week. Over 100 cases have been reported in the county, but no new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported.

Nearly 300 new booster vaccines have been administered in the county, and 91 residents have been newly vaccinated.


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

Featured Image: IN.Gov (Advisory Levels)

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