Elkhart County is now in advisory level yellow with a positivity rate of 9.42%, which is near advisory level orange. Read more about masking recommendations for Elkhart County as it pertains to COVID-19.
The Delta variant has taken hold in Elkhart County. This variant of the coronavirus is different. It is easily spread amongst the unvaccinated and puts individuals at increased risk for death and hospitalization. With this variant, we are also seeing a small percentage of vaccinated individuals that are getting sick and are able to spread the infection.