Last Updated on February 6, 2022 by Cass County Online
The Indiana Department of Health updates COVID-19 county metrics and advisory levels on Wednesdays. (We’re behind in posting due to the Winter Storm that impacted our area Feb. 2-4.)
On. Feb. 2, 2022, Cass County stayed in red, which indicates very high positivity and community spread of COVID-19, for the fifth week. All of the state’s 92 counties are in red for the third week.
This week, for Cass County, the Indiana Department of Health reported 1018 weekly cases per 100,000 residents, down from 1716 last week, and a 7-day all tests positivity rate of 29.23%, down from 31.4% last week. You can see the map at coronavirus.in.gov.
Cass County is in the red threshold of 200 or more weekly cases per 100,000 residents and in the red threshold of positivity rate of 15% or greater.
The state’s blue metric, which indicates minimal community spread, 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%.
The Indiana Department of Health’s county metrics map uses data as of the previous Sunday (Jan. 30).
VACCINATION & TESTING
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
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.
According to the ISDH vaccine dashboard, 17,089 individuals in Cass County are fully vaccinated. ISDH reports that in Indiana, 3,650,958 individuals are fully-vaccinated. (SOURCE: https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/2680.htm)