By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Friday, May 22, and noon Tuesday, May 26, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported 26 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the county’s number of total positive cases to 94.
Seven new cases were reported on Saturday, May 23; eight new cases were reported on Sunday, May 24; and eight new cases were reported on Monday, May 25.
County Health Officer Dr. William Remington had predicted a continual rise in the number of postive cases as the amount of testing rises.
Statewide, the latest posting on the ISDH website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 1,850.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 32,078. More than 230,000 Hoosiers have been tested for COVID-19.
Locally, Whitley County has 40 positive cases, up from 31 reported on Friday; Marshall County has 76 positive cases, up from 54 reported on Friday; Elkhart County has 1,057 positive cases, which is up from 903 reported on Friday.
Fulton County has 47 positive cases, Wabash County has 72 positive cases, and Noble County has 189 positive cases.
Cass County, which is south of Fulton County and includes Logansport, has 1,582 positive cases. In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 3,320 positive cases; Allen County has 1,309 positive cases; and St. Joseph County has 1,205 positive cases.
Marion County, which includes Indianapolis, has the most cases in the state at 9,268.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 379,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.