The Porter County Health
Department was reporting this morning 23 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24
hours (10 new cases on Monday), to bring the total so far to 971, up from
948 on Monday.
Of those 23 new cases,
15--or 65 percent--were diagnosed among the younger demographics: four in
the 0-19 (78 total); three in the 20-29 (190 total); six in the 30-39 (156
total); and two in the 40-49 (156 total).
To date, COVID-19 has
been diagnosed in 78 children or teens in Porter County, or 8.0 percent of
Meanwhile, two patients
are currently hospitalized, down from three on Monday; and 827 have
recovered, up from 757 on Monday, an increase of 9 percent. Total active
cases right now in Porter County: 105, down from 152 on Monday.
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 new cases 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, no one is currently hospitalized, and 73 have recovered, all
unchanged from Monday.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 77 cases
(75 on Monday). Ten active cases.
-- Liberty: 46 cases (45
on Monday). Six active cases.
-- Jackson: six cases
(unchanged from Monday). Two active cases.
-- Pine: Seven cases,
none of them active.
-- Portage: 368 cases
(361 on Monday).
-- Center: 268 cases (262
-- Washington: 65 cases
(64 on Monday).
-- Union: 47 cases (46 on
734 new cases
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 734 new cases of
COVID-19 over the last 24 hours (658 new cases on Monday), to bring the
total so far to 57,916, up from 57,206 on Monday.
ISDH was also reporting 22
additional COVID-19 deaths over the last 24 hours (three additional deaths
on Monday), to bring the total to date to 2,852, up from 2,829 on Monday.
Those 22 additional deaths represent the highest one-day total in at least a
Nursing home cases and
deaths to date: 5,833 cases and 1,262 deaths, unchanged from Monday.
Marion County has the most
reported cases, 12,991 (12,843 on Monday); and the most deaths, 709 (706).
Lake County has reported 6,277 cases (6,223) and 256 deaths (254), the
second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported
699 cases and 28 deaths (695 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 194
presumptive deaths was reported today, up from 193 on Monday.