(Indianapolis, IN) - The number of new COVID-19 cases through the state continues to drop. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, the number of people testing positive for the virus in La Porte County the past seven days is 6.5%.
According to the ISDH, the positivity rate in St. Joseph County was reported at 3.3%. The positivity rates in Porter and Starke counties had reduced to 6.6% and 4.8% respectively.
La Porte County remained in Code Orange but could move up to Code Yellow if the numbers keep improving, said La Porte Community School Corporation Superintendent Mark Francesconi.
St. Joseph, Porter and Starke counties were already designated as Code Yellow. Just seven Indiana counties remain classified as Code Red.