By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Thursday, Sept. 24, and noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 59 new molecular and antigen COVID-19 cases.
This brings the county’s total number to 1,277, with 17 deaths.
Currently, 1,103 Kosciusko County residents have recovered from COVID-19. Eight cases are hospitalized active cases, with 149 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 3,385.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 119,066. More than 2,042,146 COVID-19 tests have been administered to Hoosiers.
Locally, Fulton County has 246 positive cases, Wabash County has 275 positive cases and Whitley County has 287 positive cases. Marshall County has 1,021 positive cases, Noble County has 929 positive cases and Elkhart County has 6,734.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 10,745 positive cases, which is up from 10,397 reported on Thursday, Sept. 24; St. Joseph County has 6,679 positive cases, which is up from 6,312 reported on Thursday; and Allen County has 6,364 positive cases.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 2,794,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.