Kosciusko, Marshall Counties improve to blue in latest COVID update

Map showing Marshall and Kosciusko Counties under the lowest blue advisory as of Wednesday, March 3rd. (Data provided by the Indiana Department of Health)

After COVID metrics improved more over the past week, Kosciusko and Marshall Counties have reached the lowest advisory in the state.

The latest update from the Indiana Department of Health on Wednesday designated both counties as blue after metrics stayed within those parameters for a full week. Kosciusko County’s weekly cases per 100,000 residents is down to 72 with a seven-day positivity rate of 2.9 percent.

In Marshall County, weekly cases per 100,000 residents is 88 with a seven-day positivity rate of 1.4 percent.

Noble and Wabash Counties are in a preliminary blue as metrics are also showing improvement. Another week of steady or further improving numbers will put those counties into the blue advisory.

Whitley County could make a move to yellow next week with continuing improvement. They still hold an orange advisory this week.

Fulton, Miami and Elkhart Counties remain in yellow with minimal changes in metrics. Elkhart and Fulton Counties held steady due to positivity rates going over five percent, while Miami County had weekly cases go over 100 per 100,000 residents.

See the statewide update here.