The latest updated county-by-county COVID-19 color coded map released by the Indiana Dept. of Health shows continued improvement.
Statewide only four counties remain in red, the most serious designation.
In the WVPE listening area, the following counties are in yellow: Elkhart, St. Joseph, Kosciusko, Starke and Pulaski
The following counties are in orange in our area: LaPorte, LaGrange, Marshall and Fulton
The state Department of Health’s weekly tracking map updated Wednesday labels four rural counties in the highest-risk red categories. That is down from 73 counties in that category three weeks ago. Indiana this week surpassed 10,000 coronavirus-related deaths since March, with the past three months being the state’s deadliest even as hospitalizations and deaths have declined since early December.