Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 1,372
new cases of COVID-19 over the last 72 hours, to bring total cases so far to
40,430, up from 39,146 on Friday, an increase of 3.5 percent.
reported 432 new cases on Saturday (452 new cases on Friday); 407 new cases
on Sunday; and 533 new cases today.
was also reporting 37 additional deaths over the last 72 hours, to bring
total deaths so far to 2,433, up from 2,396 on Friday, an increase of 1.5
reported 17 additional deaths on Saturday (25 additional deaths on Friday);
nine on Sunday; and 11 today.
Nursing home cases and deaths to date: 4,942 cases and 1,082 deaths (4,611
cases and 1,082 deaths on Friday). Number of nursing home facilities in the
state with at least one case of COVID-19: 264 (250). Number of nursing homes
in the state with at least one COVID-19 death: 164 (155).
355,829 tests have been reported to date to ISDH, up from 335,180 on Friday,
an increase of 6.2 percent over the last 72 hours, with a positive rate of
11.4 percent. Tests are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention, and private laboratories.
Tests in Porter County: 6,587 (6,451 on Sunday). In Lake County: 30,003
(29,512). In LaPorte County: 5,614 (5,495).
positive rates are an indication of the extent of COVID-19 testing in a
county, then Porter County’s 8.9 percent positive rate compares favorably to
Lake’s (13.9 percent) and the state’s (11.4 percent) but is higher than
LaPorte’s (8.4 percent).
Marion County has the most reported cases, 10,788 (10,577 on Friday); and
the most deaths, 651 (643). Lake County has reported 4,172 cases (4,081) and
230 deaths (224), the second highest in the state in both categories.
LaPorte County has reported 470 cases and 24 deaths (465 and 24).
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 182 presumptive deaths was reported today, unchanged from Friday.