The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 12 new cases of COVID-19 over
the last 24 hours, to bring the total in the county to 302, up from 290 on
Those 12 new cases
represent a 4.1-percent increase over the last 24 hours.
deaths were reported today. To date, 10 Porter County residents have died of
COVID-19. Four were Dunelanders: three from Westchester Township, two in the
80-89 demographic, one in the 50-59; and a Liberty Township resident in the
80-89. Five were Portage Township residents: one in the 70-79 and three in
the 50-59, one in 70-79, and one in the 90-and-over. One was a Center
Township resident in the 70-79. Six of the victims were men. Four were
are currently hospitalized, compared to 13 on Wednesday; while 189 have
recovered, compared to 170 on Wednesday, an increase of 11.2 percent.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 103, compared to
110 on Wednesday.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Wednesday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 2,090, up from 2,028, an increase of 3 percent
over the previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 25
cases, three deaths, two hospitalizations, 14 recoveries (unchanged from
Wednesday). Eight active cases.
-- Liberty: 15
cases (14 on Wednesday), one death (one), no hospitalizations (none), nine
recoveries (nine). Five active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery.
-- Pine: one case,
one recovery. No active cases.
Other hard hit
Township: 129 cases (124 on Wednesday), five deaths (five), six
hospitalizations (five), and 78 recoveries (77).
-- Center: 49 cases
(44 on Wednesday), one death (one), five hospitalizations (four), and 29
-- Washington: 43
cases (43 on Wednesday), one hospitalization (one), and 32 recoveries (14).
These 43 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 16 cases,
one hospitalization, and 11 recoveries (unchanged from Tuesday)