(Franklin County, IN)--Part of our area has been labeled a “hotspot” by state health officials for Covid-19. Franklin County now has 26 positive cases. That’s an increase of six since Friday. Those cases, combined with another 59 in Ripley and Decatur County, give that three-county region more cases per capita than not just Indiana, but the entire Midwest. The state average for positive tests is 15%. But, in that three-county area, the tests are coming back at more than 30%.