The Porter County
Health Department was reporting 13 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours
(eight new cases on Wednesday), to bring the total so far to 912, up from
899 on Wednesday.
Of those 13 new
cases, 10--or 78 percent--were diagnosed among the younger demographics: two
in the 0-19 (66 total); three in the 20-29 (180 total); two in the 30-39
(144 total); and three in the 40-49 (149 total).
Three patients are
currently hospitalized and 706 have recovered, both unchanged from
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 Wednesday.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 75
cases (74 on Wednesday). Twenty-one active cases.
-- Liberty: 40
cases (unchanged from Wednesday). Eleven active cases.
-- Jackson: six
cases (five on Wednesday). Four active cases.
-- Pine: Seven
cases, none of them active.
-- Portage: 347
cases (341 on Wednesday).
-- Center: 253
cases (250 on Wednesday).
-- Washington: 61
cases (60 on Wednesday).
-- Union: 44 cases
(43 on Wednesday).
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 735 new cases of
COVID-19 over the last 24 hours (700 new cases on Wednesday), to bring the
total so far to 54,080, up from 53,370 on Wednesday.
ISDH was also
reporting 10 additional COVID-19 deaths (10 additional deaths on Wednesday),
to bring the total to date to 2,799, up from 2,789 on Wednesday. Although
new cases in Indiana are currently surging, there has been no accompanying
spike in deaths.
Nursing home cases
and deaths to date: 5,695 cases and 1,245 deaths (unchanged from Wednesday).
Marion County has
the most reported cases, 12,361 (12,276 on Wednesday); and the most deaths,
701 (699). Lake County has reported 5,919 cases (5,831) and 252 deaths
(252), the second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County
has reported 658 cases and 28 deaths (648 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 Wednesday.