By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Tuesday, Sept. 15, and noon Thursday, Sept. 17, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 19 new molecular and antigen COVID-19 cases.
This brings the county’s total number to 1,175, with 17 deaths.
As of Sept. 17, the most commonly reported COVID-19 symptoms in Kosciusko County are myalgia, cough, fever, headache, chills and a sore throat.
Currently, 1,015 Kosciusko County residents have recovered from COVID-19. Eight cases are hospitalized active cases, with 135 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 3,253.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 108,646. More than 1,788,000 COVID-19 tests have been administered to Hoosiers.
Locally, Fulton County has 229 positive cases, Whitley County has 245 positive cases and Wabash County has 254 positive cases. Marshall County has 974 positive cases, Noble County has 864 positive cases and Elkhart County has 6,198.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 10,013 positive cases; St. Joseph County has 5,867 positive cases; and Allen County has 5,785 positive cases.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 2,525,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.