The Porter County
Health Department was reporting 23 new COVID-19 cases over the last 48 hours
(10 new cases on Monday), to bring the total so far to 899, up from 876 on
Department reported 15 new cases on Tuesday; and eight new ones today.
Of those 23 new
cases, 15--or 65 percent--were diagnosed among the younger age groups: four
in the 0-19 (64 total); three in the 20-29 (177 total); two in the 30-39
(142 total); and six in the 40-49 (146 total).
Three patients are
currently hospitalized, up from two on Monday.
706 have recovered
and 39 have died, unchanged from Monday.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 74
cases (66 on Monday). Twenty active cases.
-- Liberty: 40
cases (unchanged from Monday). Eleven active cases.
-- Jackson: five
cases (four on Monday). Three active cases.
-- Pine: Seven
cases, none of them active.
-- Portage: 341
cases (336 on Monday).
-- Center: 250
cases (245 on Monday).
-- Washington: 56
cases (58 on Monday).
-- Union: 43 cases
(40 on Monday).
To date, 101 cases
of COVID-19 have been reported in Porter County's long-term care facilities,
27 have died, no one is currently hospitalized, and 73 have recovered, all
unchanged from Monday.
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 700 new cases of
COVID-19 over the last 24 hours (662 new cases on Tuesday), to bring the
total so far to 53,370, up from 52,685 on Tuesday.
ISDH was also
reporting 10 additional COVID-19 deaths (13 additional deaths on Tuesday),
to bring the total to date to 2,789, up from 2,779 on Tuesday. Although new
cases in Indiana are currently surging, there has been no accompanying spike
Nursing home cases
and deaths to date: 5,695 cases and 1,245 deaths (unchanged from Tuesday).
Marion County has
the most reported cases, 12,276 (12,192 on Tuesday); and the most deaths,
699 (697). Lake County has reported 5,831 (5,764) and 252 deaths (251), the
second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported
648 cases and 28 deaths (639 and 28).
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 193 presumptive deaths was reported today, unchanged from Tuesday.