By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Monday, June 15, and noon Wednesday, June 17, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 14 new COVID-19 cases. This brings the county’s total number of reported cases to 349, with two deaths.
Currently, there are 233 active cases in Kosciusko County, with 15 hospitalized cases. This has resulted in 101 recovered cases in the county.
The Regenstrief Institute has defined recovered individuals as “distinct individuals with a COVID-19 positive test greater than 21 days ago who have not been hospitalized plus distinct patients with COVID-19 positive tests who have been hospitalized and were discharged and have had at least seven days to recover.”
Statewide, the latest posting on the Indiana State Department of Health website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 2,289.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 41,013. More than 371,000 Hoosiers have been tested for COVID-19.
Locally, Whitley County has 65 positive cases, Marshall County has 322 positive cases, and Noble County has 346 positive cases. Elkhart County has 2,280 positive cases.
Fulton and Wabash Counties’ case numbers remain unchanged at 56 and 88, respectively.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 4,222 positive cases; Allen County has 2,277 positive cases; and St. Joseph County has 1,583 positive cases.
Marion County, which includes Indianapolis, has the most cases in the state at 10,862.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 583,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.