WARSAW — Between noon Tuesday, Aug. 18, and noon Thursday, Aug. 20, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 11 new COVID-19 cases. This brings the county’s total number of reported cases to 901, with 12 deaths.
Currently, 788 Kosciusko County residents have recovered from COVID-19. Twelve cases are hospitalized active cases, with 96 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.
Statewide, the latest posting on the Indiana State Department of Health website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 2,979.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 83,277. More than 945,000 Hoosiers have been tested for COVID-19.
Locally, Whitley County has 177 positive cases, Fulton County has 186 positive cases and Wabash County has 190 positive cases. Marshall County has 827 positive cases, which is up from 814 reported on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Noble County has 749 positive cases and Elkhart County has 5,238.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 8,355 positive cases; Allen County has 4,421 positive cases; and St. Joseph County has 4,041 positive cases.
Marion County, which includes Indianapolis, has the most cases in the state at 17,068.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 1,925,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.