The Porter County
Health Department reported after deadline on Monday 38 new COVID-19 cases
(47 new cases on Sunday), to bring the total as of Monday to 2,635, up from
2,597 on Sunday.
Of those 38 new
cases reported on Monday, 18--or 47 percent--were diagnosed in the younger
demographics: three in the 0-19 (386 total); four in the 20-29 (503 total);
six in the 30-39 (419 total); and five in the 40-49 (396 total).
As of deadline
today, PCHD had not updated its dashboard.
As of Monday, 386
cases have been diagnosed in children or teens, or 14.6 percent of all cases
(14.7 percent on Sunday). On July 7, only 39 children or teens had been
diagnosed of the 765 total cases at the time: or 5.1 percent.
Of the 38 cases
reported on Monday, 20--or 53 percent--were diagnosed in the older
demographics (27 percent on Sunday): 11 in the 50-59 (406 total); five in
the 60-69 (259 total); three in the 70-79 (159 total); and one in the
90-and-over (37). Total in the 80-89: 70.
patient was hospitalized on Monday, unchanged from Sunday. Total active
cases in Porter County, after subtracting 2,278 total recoveries and 49
total deaths: 308, down from 430 on Sunday.
A total of 119
COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday in Porter County long-term care
facilities, unchanged from Sunday. Of those 119, 31 have died, 88 have
recovered, and none is currently hospitalized. As of today, there were no
active cases in the county’s long-term care facilities, unchanged from
COVID-19 deaths were reported on Monday. As of Monday, 49 Porter County
residents have succumbed to COVID-19.
introduced other indicators on its COVID-19 dashboard: a seven-day rolling
average of new cases per 100,000 residents; and a seven-day rolling average
-- New cases per
100,000 residents as of Monday: 147 (147 on Sunday), the single highest
per-100,000 average since the pandemic began.
-- Positivity rate
as of Oct. 4: 10.6 percent, the highest seven-day rolling average since PCHD
began tracking it on June 1. Note: the positivity rate lags up to eight days
due to Indiana State Department of Health reporting methods.
Duneland Cases by
-- Westchester: 318
cases (316 on Sunday). Thirty-four active cases.
-- Liberty: 163
cases (159 on Sunday). Eighteen active cases.
-- Jackson: 51
cases (unchanged from Sunday). Four active cases.
-- Pine: 12 cases
(unchanged from Sunday). No active cases.