(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County’s continuing improvement with Covid-19 metrics showed up when Indiana released its new color-coded map on Wednesday. Wayne County remains in the orange, but dropped to a metric score of 2.0. Only one county in the entire state has a lower score than Wayne. The county’s positivity rate has dropped below ten percent. Fayette County on Wednesday improved from a red to an orange county. But, Union, Franklin, and Henry County all remained in the red. Union County now has the second-highest positivity rate in Indiana at 19.9%.
Wayne County crossed the 6000-case Covid-19 threshold Wednesday. The county now stands at 6037 cases. It took Wayne County almost a month to go from five to six thousand cases, but it took only two weeks for it to go from four to five thousand cases. Preble County has gone over the 3000-case mark, and Henry County on Wednesday went over the 5000-case mark.