The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 10 new cases of COVID-19 in the
county over the last 24 hours, to bring the total so far to 384, up from 374
on Wednesday, an increase of 2.7 percent.
those patients are currently hospitalized, compared to 21 on Wednesday;
while 231 have recovered, up from 228 on Wednesday, an increase of 1.3
No new deaths were
To date 13 Porter
County residents have died of COVID-19. Of those, five were Dunelanders:
four Westchester Township residents, two in the 70-79 age group and two
80-89. A Liberty Township resident 80-89 has died as well.
has seen seven of its residents die from COVID-19: three 50-59, one 70-79;
one 80-89; and two 90-and-over.
One victim was a
Center Township resident 70-79.
Eight of the
victims were men. Five were women. Deaths by demographic: four 50-59; three
70-79; four 80-89; and two 90-and-over.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 140 (133 on
tests conducted in Porter County as of Wednesday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 2,649 up from 2,610 on Tuesday, an increase of
1.5 percent over the previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 31
cases (31 cases on Wednesday), four deaths (four), one hospitalization
(one), 18 recoveries (17). Nine active cases.
-- Liberty: 19
cases (18 on Wednesday), one death (one), no hospitalizations (none), 11
recoveries (11). Seven active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery.
-- Pine: three
cases, no hospitalizations, one recovery (unchanged from Wednesday). Two
Other hard hit
Township: 167 cases (163 on Wednesday), seven deaths (seven), seven
hospitalizations (seven), and 91 recoveries (90).
-- Center: 74 cases
(70 on Wednesday), one death (one), 14 hospitalizations (11), and 35
-- Washington: 46
cases, no hospitalizations and 39 recoveries (unchanged from Wednesday).
These 46 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 18 cases,
two hospitalization, and 14 recoveries (unchanged from Wednesday)