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Vigo County Flagged by State Department of Health Regarding COVID-19 [Video]

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VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – The Indiana State Department of Health has flagged Vigo County regarding COVID-19. This specifically deals with cases in congregate settings, which are places where several people live together. 

News 10 caught up with Health Educator at the Vigo County Health Department Roni Elder. She says Vigo County COVID-19 cases are, in fact, going up, but when you look deeper into why, there is a lot more to that story.

First, we looked at the state data. Indiana rates counties on a scale of one to three. Vigo County received a rating of 2.5. The rating is based on case numbers and positivity rates. Vigo County is one of only three counties this high. 

Vigo County is also one of five counties in the state to be flagged for positive cases in highly populated settings. Elder says this is largely due to the federal prison, but …

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