Elkhart County Health Department released updated data on the rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus in the county, which is the highest positive rate in Indiana. The Health Department released the data to help residents understand the rapid rise in both cases and positive results.

The Health Department’s goal was to also ask all Elkhart County residents to think of others as well as yourself. They are asking citizens to wear a mask when in public places and crowded spaces. The masks keeps people safe from your germs and if those around you wear a mask, that protects you. You never know when you could be a carrier, spreading the virus, to other people who may not be able to recover as well as you.