Cass County returns to yellow on Indiana’s COVID-19 county metrics/advisory map

Last Updated on July 21, 2021 by Cass County Online

The Indiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 county metrics and advisory levels on Wednesdays.

On July 21, 2021, Cass County returned to yellow with 45 weekly cases per 100,000 residents, up from 31 last week, and a 7-day all tests positivity rate of 5.67%, up from 4.89% last week.

Fulton, Miami, Carroll, White and Howard Counties also are in yellow, which indicates moderate community spread of COVID-19. (More info – PDF)

Cass County had been in the blue advisory level, which indicates minimal community spread, since June 16. The blue metric for weekly cases per 100,000 residents is less than 10 new cases, and a 7-day all-tests positivity rate of less than 5%.

Find more info at coronavirus.in.gov.

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 731 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 762,837 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 13,536 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of seven from the previous day. Another 428 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,639,990 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,637,538 on Tuesday. A total of 11,078,629 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.