The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning seven new cases of COVID-19 in
the county over the last 24 hours, to bring the total so far to 374, up from
367 on Tuesday, an increase of 1.9 percent.
Twenty-one of those
patients are currently hospitalized, compared to 17 on Tuesday; while 228
have recovered, up from 221 on Tuesday, an increase of 3.2 percent.
No new deaths were
To date 13 Porter
County residents have died of COVID-19. Of those, five were Dunelanders:
four Westchester Township residents, two in the 70-79 demographic and two in
the 80-89. A Liberty Township resident in the 80-89 has died as well.
has seen seven of its residents die from COVID-19: three in the 50-59
demographic, one in the 70-79; one in the 80-89; and two in the 90-and-over.
One victim was a
Center Township resident in the 70-79.
Eight of the
victims were men. Five were women. Deaths by demographic: four in the 50-59;
three in the 70-79; four in the 80-89; and two in the 90-and-over.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 133, unchanged
tests conducted in Porter County as of Tuesday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 2,610, up from 2,487 on Monday, an increase of
4.9 percent over the last 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 31
cases (29 cases on Tuesday), four deaths (four), one hospitalization (one),
17 recoveries (17). Ten active cases.
-- Liberty: 18
cases (17 on Tuesday), one death (one), no hospitalizations (none), 11
recoveries (11). Six active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery.
-- Pine: three
cases, no hospitalizations, one recovery (unchanged from Tuesday). Two
Township: 163 cases (162 on Tuesday), seven deaths (seven), seven
hospitalizations (seven), and 90 recoveries (89).
-- Center: 70 cases
(66 on Tuesday), one death (one), 11 hospitalizations (seven), and 34
-- Washington: 46
cases (45 on Tuesday), no hospitalizations (none), and 39 recoveries (35).
These 46 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 18 cases
(18 on Tuesdaty), two hospitalization (two), and 14 recoveries (14)