GOSHEN — The number of COVID-19 cases in Elkhart County continues to rise even as positive cases in the state overall are on the decline.

Comparing the number of tests performed to the number of positive results, Elkhart County has a positive rate of 14.2 percent, Dr. Lydia Mertz, health officer with the Elkhart County Health Department, said Monday. The positive rate for Indiana as a whole is 10.5 percent.

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