April 7: Vaccinations Continue To Increase, Most Of NE Indiana In Yellow

Apr 7, 2021

Northeast Indiana county metrics for April 7.
Credit Screenshot of Allen County Health Department

Noble County is now in the yellow for community spread of COVID-19, representing a slide backwards according to the state’s two-pronged metric.

Huntington, Adams, DeKalb and LaGrange counties are the only ones remaining in the “blue”, the state’s best category based on 7-day positivity rate and cases per 100,000 residents.

 

And Wells County is back in yellow, having descended to the state’s second-worst category “orange.”

 

The 7-day positivity rate for northeast Indiana was down one tenth of a percent, to 5.9 percent. There are 60 area residents hospitalized with the illness.

 

While there were five counties reporting double-digit case increases on Wednesday, eight counties report more than 20 percent of their population full-vaccinated, according to the Indiana Department of Health. 

 

There are 25,108 new Hoosiers fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.

 

Northeast Indiana totals for April 7:

  • Adams County: 3 new cases for 3,359 total. No new deaths for 52 total. 7-day positivity rate at 4.6%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 23 %.
  • Allen County: 77 new cases for 38,385 total. No new deaths for 666 total. 7-day positivity rate at 6.4%. Total of county population fully vaccinated 21.2%.
  • DeKalb County: 5 new cases for 4,036 total. 1 new death for 83 total. 7-day positivity rate at 4.9%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 20.3%.
  • Huntington County: 9 new cases for 3,703 total. No new deaths for 80 total. 7-day positivity rate at 2.1%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 25.9%.
  • Kosciusko County: 12 new cases for 8,935 total. No new deaths for 112 total. 7-day positivity rate at 4.4%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 18.2%.
  • LaGrange County: 3 new cases for 2,480 total. No new deaths for 70 total. 7-day positivity rate at 4.2%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 14.1%.
  • Noble County: 20 new cases for 5,311 total. No new deaths for 82 total. 7-day positivity rate at 4.3%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 18.7%.
  • Steuben County: 10 new cases at 3,554 total. No new deaths for 57 total. 7-day positivity rate at 8.4%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 29.6%.
  • Wabash County: 5 new cases for 3,433 total. No new deaths for 77 total. 7-day positivity rate at 4.3%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 23.4%.
  • Wells County: 3 new cases for 2,814 total. No new deaths for 80 total. 7-day positivity rate at 9.6%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 22.3%.
  • Whitley County: 11 new cases for 3,691 total. No new deaths for 39 total. 7-day positivity rate at 7.8%. Total of county population fully vaccinated at 23.5%.

Sources include the Indiana Department of Health and local health department data.