Fayette County is now in the Orange range of the statewide COVID-19 metrics. This is the second highest level on the scale and indicates that COVID-19 spread is high within the community.

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) uses two figures to calculate the color coded system to measure COVID-19 spread. Those figures are cases per 100,000 people and 7-day test positivity. These figures are each given a numbered rating and averaged together to get the overall score