By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Tuesday, Oct. 20, and noon Thursday, Oct. 22, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 54 new molecular and antigen COVID-19 cases.
Additionally, the county reported two new COVID-19 deaths. This brings the county’s total number of cases to 1,820, with 25 deaths. 461 of the county’s cases are marked as active.
According to KCHD, 14 men and 11 women have died in the county due to COVID-19. The age range for the deaths in Kosciusko County is 61 to 98 years old.
The State of Indiana also reported a new single-day record for COVID-19 cases. 2,875 cases were newly reported on Wednesday, Oct. 21, which is the highest number of daily cases to date.
The Fulton County Health Department recently reported a third COVID-19 death. The death occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Fulton County has 352 positive cases and has administered 4,144 tests.
Statewide, the latest posting on the Indiana Department of Health website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 3,831.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 155,246. More than 2,611,000 COVID-19 tests have been administered to Hoosiers.
Locally, Wabash County has 411 positive cases and Whitley County has 455 positive cases. Marshall County has 1,374 positive cases, which is up from 1,325 reported on Tuesday, Oct. 20; Noble County has 1,159 positive cases and Elkhart County has 8,759, which is up from 8,469 reported on Tuesday.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 13,570 positive cases, which is up from 13,220 reported on Tuesday; St. Joseph County has 9,145 positive cases, which is up from 8,877 reported on Tuesday; and Allen County has 8,129 positive cases, which is up from 7,880 reported on Tuesday.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 3,323,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.