WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTHI) - The new state-wide COVID-19 maps were released, and three Wabash Valley Counties have moved to 'red' status.
Red is the worst designation on the state's color-coded map, signifying a high infection rate in that county.
The week, the Indiana State Department of Health placed Clay, Vermillion, and Putnam Counties in red.
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Clay had ad a seven-day positivity rate of 20.77 percent.
You can reach the Clay County Health Department at (812) 448-9021
Vermillion County came in with a seven-day positivity rate of 16.36 percent.
You can reach the Vermillion County Health Department at (765) 832-3622
Putnam County had a seven-day positivity rate of 17.65 percent.
You can reach the Putnam County Health Department at (765) 301-7660
All other Indiana counties in the Wabash Valley were in the next lowest designation on the color-coded map, at orange.
Hospital ICU and Ventilator Usage
When it comes to hospital ICU bed usage, the best data News 10 can get is from the state website, which lists most Wabash Valley Counties together as being in District 7
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security says District 7 includes Vermillion, Parke, Vigo, Putnam, Clay, Owen, Sullivan, and Greene Counties.
As of this week, in District 7, 12.3 percent of hospital ICU beds are used for COVID-19 patients, while 43.1 percent are used for non-COVID patients. That leaves 44.6 percent of ICU beds open in the district.
For ventilator use, District 7 has a total of 79. Of those 79, 88.6 percent are not being used, with 3.8 percent in use for COVID-19 patients.