Press releasefrom Porter County government, full text:
Earlier today, the Porter County Health Department previously reported a
total number of nine positive COVID-19 Tests for Porter County Residents.
Through the contact investigation conducted by the Health Department for
every positive test result, they have learned that out of the nine, one was
a truck driver driving through Porter County but lives in New York. The
truck driver previously tested positive in New York and chose to travel.
While driving through Porter County, the driver experienced respiratory
issues while in Porter County and drove to Porter Regional where the driver
was tested and resulted in positive for COVID-19. The driver has gone
through the 14 day isolation, symptoms were treated at the hospital, has now
tested clear of the virus and has been discharged and sent back home to New
brings our positive cases in Porter County down to eight Porter County