The Porter County
Health Department is reporting the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the
“A family of three
living within close quarters has one positive test result and potentially
two addtional positive cases pending,” the Health Department reported today.
One of the family
members is being treated for symptoms at an unspecified health facility
while the other two are self-isolating at home. Both of the two in
quarantine are being contacted twice daily by Health Department officials
monitoring their condition for deterioration.
“The Porter County
Health Department is working closely with state officials to ensure that
contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection
protocols are being followed.”
Department, citing “privacy laws,” said that no additional information about
the individuals would be released.
Indiana State Department of Health reported 107 new positive COVID-19 cases
over the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 365. Five more deaths have
been reported, with a total to date of 12.
Also: a total of
2,931 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted, up from 1,960 on Monday.
Marion County has
the most cases, with 51.