The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning four new cases of COVID-19 over
the last 24 hours, to bring the total in the county to 251, up from 247 on
Department reported only one new case on Thursday.
These 251 cases
include only one presumptive case, for which x-rays, scans, and clinical
symptoms indicate COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record.
are currently hospitalized (15 on Thursday); while 137 have recovered (136).
deaths were reported today. Eight Porter County residents have died to date
of the virus. 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. Three were Portage Township residents: one in the 70-79 and two
in the 50-59. One was a Center Township resident in the 70-79. Five were
men, three women.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 106, compared to
103 on Thursday.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Thursday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 1,687, up from 1,659 on Wednesday, an increase
of less than 2 percent over previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 21
cases (20 on Thursday), three deaths (three), two hospitalizations (two), 12
recoveries (11). Six active cases.
-- Liberty: 12
cases, one death, no hospitalizations, eight recoveries (unchanged from
Thursday). Three active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery. No active cases.
-- Pine: one case,
one recovery. No active cases.
Other hard hit
Township: 95 cases (94 on Thursday), three deaths (three), eight
hospitalizations (eight), and 59 recoveries (58).
-- Center: 43 cases
(41 on Thursday), one death (one), four hospitalizations (four), and 22
-- Washington: 42
cases, one hospitalization, and 14 recoveries (unchanged from Thursday).
These 42 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 15 cases
(15), one hospitalization (none), and eight recoveries (eight)