The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning only one new case of COVID-19
in the last 24 hours, to bring the total in the county to 247, up from 246
Those 247 cases
include only one presumptive case, for which x-rays, scans, and clinical
symptoms indicate COVID-19 but for which no positive case is on record.
are currently hospitalized, unchanged since Wednesday; while 136 have
recovered, up from 123 on Wednesday, an increase of 10.5 percent over the
last 24 hours.
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 Center Township
residents: the most recent 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: 103, compared to
115 on Wednesday, a decrease of 10.4 percent over the last 24 hours.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Wednesday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 1,659, up from 1,649 on Tuesday, an increase of
less than 1 percent over previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 20
cases (20 on Wednesday), three deaths (three), two hospitalizations (two),
12 recoveries (11). Five active cases.
-- Liberty: 12
cases, one death, no hospitalizations, eight recoveries (unchanged from
Wednesday). Three active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery. No active cases.
-- Pine: one case,
one recovery. No active cases.
Other hard hit
Township: 94 cases (94 on Wednesday), three deaths (three), eight
hospitalizations (eight), and 58 recoveries (51).
-- Washington: 42
cases, one hospitalization, and 14 recoveries (unchanged from Wednesday.)
These 42 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Center: 41 cases
(40 on Wednesday), one death (one), four hospitalizations (four), and 22
-- Union: 15 cases,
no hospitalizations, and eight recoveries (unchanged from Wednesday).