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WAYNE COUNTY RETURNS TO RED ON COVID-19 MAP

(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County moved back into the red when Indiana’s updated Covid-19 map was released Wednesday.  Wayne County’s positivity rate has climbed to just over 18%.  Nearly all of Indiana is now red due to the Omicron variant.  Only 11 counties are not red, and one of those 11 is Fayette County.  Wayne County added 163 new cases just Wednesday and will surpass the 15,000 case mark at some point Thursday.  There was also another local Covid-19 death Wednesday, bringing the total to 295.