The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning a total of 242 COVID-19 cases
in the county, up from 225 on Monday, an increase of 17 cases or nearly 8
percent in the last 24 hours.
are currently hospitalized, up from 15 on Monday; while 109 have recovered,
up from 98, an increase of 11 percent.
No new deaths were
reported. To date seven people have died of COVID-19 in Porter County, four
of them Dunelanders.
Total active cases,
after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 126 (120 on Monday).
tests conducted in Porter County as of Monday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 1,552 (1,526 on Sunday).
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 20
cases (17 on Monday), three deaths (three), two hospitalizations (two), 11
recoveries (11). Six active cases.
-- Liberty: 12
cases (12 on Monday), one death (one), no hospitalizations (none), eight
recoveries (seven). Three active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case. One active case.
-- Pine: one case.
One active case.
Other hard hit
Township: 92 cases (90 on Monday), two deaths (two), nine hospitalizations
(nine), and 49 recoveries (42).
-- Washington: 42
cases (37 on Monday), one hospitalization (none), and four recoveries
(four). These 42 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Center: 39 cases
(35 on Monday), one death (one), four hospitalizations (four), and 18
-- Union: 14 cases
(12 on Monday) and eight recoveries (seven).