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AREA COUNTIES DOWNGRADED TO YELLOW ON COVID-19 MAP

(Whitewater Valley)--A couple of Whitewater Valley counties took steps backward when Indiana’s updated color-coded Covid-19 map was released Wednesday.  Both Fayette and Franklin County were downgraded from blue to yellow based on increased positivity rates.  Fayette County’s rate is now over seven percent and Franklin County’s positivity rate is nearly ten percent.  Henry County also remains in the yellow.  Wayne County is still blue.  Since Monday, Wayne County has averaged three new cases per day.