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Five new C19 cases in Porter County

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The Porter County Health Department was reporting this morning five new COVID-19 cases over the 24 hours (seven new cases on Tuesday), to bring the total so far to 614, up from 609 on Tuesday.

Three patients are currently hospitalized, while 497 have recovered, both unchanged from Tuesday.

No additional deaths were reported by the Health Department today. Thirty-five Porter County residents so far have died from COVID-19.

To date, 97 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Porter County's long-term care facilities, 25 have died, two are currently hospitalized, and 46 have recovered, all unchanged from Tuesday.

Duneland cases by township, similarly unchanged from Tuesday:

-- Westchester: 40 cases, four of them active.

-- Liberty: 25 cases, none active.

-- Jackson: Two cases, neither active.

-- Pine: Seven cases, four of them active.

Other townships:

-- Portage: 248 cases (247 on Tuesday).

-- Center: 174 cases (170 on Tuesday).

-- Washington: 49 cases (unchanged from Tuesday).

-- Union: 25 cases (unchanged from Tuesday).


Posted 6/17/2020




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