By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Friday, July 24, and noon Tuesday, July 28, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 22 new COVID-19 cases.
The health department has also reported three additional COVID-19 deaths in Kosciusko County. This brings the county’s total number of reported cases to 769, with 11 deaths.
The Marshall County Health Department recently reported one new COVID-19 death, which brings the county’s total to 20. Marshall County has 718 positive cases. More than 6,600 COVID-19 tests have been administered in the county.
Currently, 557 Kosciusko County residents have recovered from COVID-19. Nine cases are hospitalized active cases, with 192 classified as active. A “hospitalized active case” consists of any active cases that are currently or have been hospitalized at all during their illness. However, consistent with non-hospitalized cases, once their 21-day active period is completed, they are considered recovered.
In a press release, KCHD also included updated links regarding COVID-19 guidance and reminders:
- This is an updated link from the CDC providing guidance for individuals that are sick.
- This is an article provided by the CDC detailing symptom duration and risk factors for delayed return to usual health among outpatients with COVID-19.
- This link provides mask information for public interaction from the Indiana State Department of Health.
- This is a link to help remind public facilities and organizations of key measures to take to combat COVID-19.
Statewide, the latest posting on the Indiana State Department of Health website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 2,725.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 63,678. More than 716,000 Hoosiers have been tested for COVID-19.
Locally, Whitley County has 138 positive cases, Wabash County has 147 positive cases and Noble County has 605 positive cases. Fulton County has 122 positive cases and Elkhart County has 4,399 positive cases.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 6,791 positive cases; Allen County has 3,416 positive cases; and St. Joseph County has 2,854 positive cases.
Marion County, which includes Indianapolis, has the most cases in the state at 13,954, which is up from 13,818 reported on Monday, July 27.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 1,320,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.