The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 10 new COVID-19 cases over the
last 24 hours (five new cases on Wednesday), to bring the total so far to
1,874, up from 1,864 on Wednesday.
Of those 10 new
cases, seven--or 70 percent--were diagnosed among the younger demographics:
three in the 9-19 (271 total); three in the 20-29 (376 total) and one in the
30-39 (280 total). Total in the 40-49: 288.
To date, 271 cases
have been diagnosed in children or teens, or 14.5 percent of all cases (14.4
percent on Wednesday). On July 7, only 39 children or teens had been
diagnosed of the 765 total cases at the time: or 5.1 percent.
A total of 116
cases has been reported in Porter County's long-term care facilities,
unchanged from Wednesday. Of those 116 cases, one is currently hospitalized,
29 have died, and 81 have recovered, also unchanged from Wednesday.
patients are currently hospitalized, unchanged from Wednesday. Total active
cases in Porter County: 147, up from 137 on Wednesday.
deaths from COVID-19 were reported this morning. To date, 45 Porter County
residents have succumbed to COVID-19.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 203
cases (202 on Wednesday). Twenty-one active cases.
-- Liberty: 100
cases (99 on Wednesday). Thirteen active cases.
-- Jackson: 29
cases (28 on Wednesday). Five active cases.
-- Pine: 11 cases
(unchanged from Wednesday). No active cases.
-- Portage: 654
cases (652 on Wednesday). Thirty active cases.
-- Center: 525
cases (523 on Wednesday). Forty active cases. Center Township's total
includes Valparaiso University students.
-- Washington: 89
cases (unchanged from Wednesday). Ten active cases. Washington Township's
total includes Porter County Jail inmates.
-- Union: 101 cases
(unchanged from Wednesday). Ten active cases.