By Liz Shepherd and Briley Gargis
WARSAW — As of noon Friday, May 29, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported 15 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the county’s number of total positive cases to 120.
“KCHD is working with several community partners to address our increase in cases,” said Nichole LaLonde, KCHD epidemiologist. “Plans are being developed and implemented rapidly. We will share more details as they are available.”
Statewide, the latest posting on the Indiana State Department of Health website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 1,946.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 33,558. More than 248,000 Hoosiers have been tested for COVID-19.
Locally, Whitley County has 39 positive cases, Fulton County has 48 positive cases, and Wabash County has 76 positive cases. Noble County has 211 positive cases and Elkhart County has 1,163 positive cases.
Marshall County has 90 positive cases, which is up from 80 reported on Thursday, May 28.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 3,538 positive cases; Allen County has 1,451 positive cases and St. Joseph County has 1,248 positive cases.
Marion County, which includes Indianapolis, has the most cases in the state at 9,616.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 399,000 people have recovered from COVID-19.