The Porter County Health
Department was reporting this morning 14 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24
hours (23 new cases on Tuesday), to bring the total so far to 985, up from
971 on Tuesday.
Of those 14 new cases,
12--or 86 percent--were diagnosed among the younger demographics: five in
the 0-19 (83 total); four in the 20-29 (194 total); one in the 30-39 (157
total); and two in the 40-49 (158 total).
To date, COVID-19 has been
diagnosed in 78 children or teens in Porter County, or 8.4 percent of all
cases (8.0 percent of all cases on Tuesday).
Meanwhile, two patients are
currently hospitalized, unchanged from Tuesday; and 828 have recovered, up
from 827 on Tuesday. Total active cases right now In Porter County: 118, up
from 105 on Tuesday.
No additional deaths were
reported today. So far a total of 39 patients have died of COVID-19 in
has been reporting, the surge in newcases over the previous five weeks has
not been accompanied by increased hospitalizations or deaths.
To date, 101 cases of
COVID-19 have been reported in Porter County's long-term care facilities, 27
have died, and no one is currently hospitalized, all unchanged from
Tuesday. Seventy-four have recovered, up from 73 on Tuesday.
Health Department Adds
The Health Department has
newly added the following clarifications to its dashboard:
-- Positive cases are the
number of individuals who get tested and have a positive test result. If an
individual has multiple tests and receives multiple positive test results,
it only counts as one positive case.
-- Positive antibody tests
are not reported as positive cases.
Duneland cases by township:
-- Westchester: 78 cases
(77 on Tuesday). Ten active cases.
-- Liberty: 48 cases (46 on
Tuesday). Eight active cases.
-- Jackson: six cases
(unchanged from Monday). Two active cases.
-- Pine: Seven cases, none
of them active.
-- Portage: 374 cases (368
-- Center: 272 cases (268
-- Washington: 65 cases (65
-- Union: 47 cases (46 on
State has 743 new cases and
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 763 new cases of
COVID-19 over the last 24 hours (734 new cases on Tuesday), to bring the
total so far to 58,673, up from 57,916 on Tuesday.
ISDH was also reporting 17
additional COVID-19 deaths over the last 24 hours (22 additional deaths on
Tuesday), to bring the total to date to 2,869, up from 2,852 on Tuesday.
Nursing home cases and
deaths to date: 5,833 cases and 1,262 deaths, unchanged from Tuesday.
Marion County has the most
reported cases, 13,094 (12,991 on Tuesday); and the most deaths, 711 (709).
Lake County has reported 6,379 cases (6,277) and 258 deaths (256), the
second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported
706 cases and 28 deaths (699 and 28).
The total COVID-19 death
count includes both confirmed and presumptive deaths to date. Presumptive
deaths are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms all point to
COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. A total of 197
presumptive deaths was reported today, up from 194 on Tuesday.