(Indianapolis, IN) - La Porte County has the second highest rate of COVID-19 infection in the state.
According to the Indiana Department of Health, the number of people testing positive the past seven days in La Porte County is 10.3-percent. Only Jasper County has a higher rate at 11.8 percent.
According to state health officials, a vast majority of the other Indiana counties have positivity rates below seven percent. In St. Joseph County, the positivity rate is 3.4 percent.
The rate in Porter County is 6.9 percent while in Starke County it’s 7.1 percent.