The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) reported after deadline on Monday 9,372 new
COVID-19 cases over the 72-hour period Saturday-Monday (3,205 new cases on
Friday), to bring the total so far to 185,185.
ISDH reported 3,505
new cases on Saturday; 2,787 on Sunday; and 3,080 on Monday.
ISDH also reported
104 additional COVID-19 deaths over the same 72-hour period (26 additional
deaths on Friday), to bring the total to date to 4,412.
ISDH reported 46
additional deaths on Saturday; 32 on Saturday; and 26 on Monday.
In addition, ISDH
reported on Monday 1,759 hospitalizations, up from 1,662 on Friday and the
most hospitalizations since April 13, when ISDH reported 1,799.
Marion County was
reporting today 27,994 cases and 796 deaths (27,107 and 796 on Friday), the
most in the state in both categories. Lake County was reporting 16,383 cases
and 378 deaths (15,351 and 372), the second most in the state in both
categories. LaPorte County was reporting 2,684 cases and 68 deaths (2,562
The total COVID-19
death count includes both confirmed and presumptive deaths to date.
Presumptive deaths are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms
all point to COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. A total
of 240, presumptive deaths was reported on Monday, up from 236 on Friday.
Porter County in
On Oct. 28, ISDH
downgraded Porter County’s COVID-19 status from “Yellow” to “Orange,”
reporting 320 new cases per 100,000 (170 the previous week); and an “All
Test” positivity rate of 8.41 percent (7.77 percent the previous). The
Orange code is an average of the per-100,000 cases, which ISDH scored a “3";
and the All-Test positive rate, which ISDH scored a “1.”
ISDH is next
scheduled to update Porter County’s status on Wednesday, Nov. 4.
Monday ISDH reported 865 new student cases statewide (4,363 total); 204 new
teacher cases (919 total); and 255 new staff cases (1,055 total)..
As of Monday, there
were 469 schools with no reported cases, down from 562 last week; 1,444 with
more or more cases, up from 1,314; and 453 schools which have not reported,
down from 490.