The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 10 new COVID-19 cases over the
last 24 hours (18 new cases on Monday), to bring the total so far to 2,087,
up from 2,077 on Monday.
Of those 10 new
cases, eight--or 80 percent--were diagnosed in the younger demographics:
four in the 0-19 (314 total); three in the 30-39 (317 total); and one in the
40-49 (315 total) Total 20-29: 409.
To date, 314 cases
have been diagnosed in children or teens, or 15.0 percent of all cases (15
percent on Monday). On July 7, only 39 children or teens had been diagnosed
of the 765 total cases at the time: or 5.1 percent.
deaths were reported today. To date, 48 Porter County residents have
succumbed to COVID-19.
patients are currently hospitalized, up from four on Monday. Total active
cases in Porter County: 192, up from 182 on Monday.
To date, 119
COVID-19 cases have been reported in Porter County’s long-term care
facilities, unchanged from Monday. Of those 119, 30 have died, 86 have
recovered, and none is hospitalized, unchanged from Monday. As of today,
there were three active COVID-19 cases in the county’s long-term care
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 237
cases (unchanged from Monday). Thirty active cases.
-- Liberty: 119
cases (unchanged from Monday). Fourteen active cases.
-- Jackson: 39
cases (36 on Monday). Ten active cases.
-- Pine: 11 cases
(unchanged from Monday). No active cases.
-- Portage: 715
cases (714 on Monday). Fifty-seven active cases.
-- Center: 571
cases (568 on Monday). Thirty-nine active cases. Center Township’s total
includes Valparaiso University students.
-- Washington: 95
cases (94 on Monday). Six active cases. Washington Township’s total includes
Porter County Jail inmates.
-- Union: 115 cases
(113 on Monday). Fifteen active cases.
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 652 new COVID-19
cases over the last 24 hours (535 new cases on Monday), to bring the total
so far to 112,626, up from 112,027 on Monday.
ISDH was also
reporting nine additional COVID-19 deaths over the last 24 hours (seven
additional deaths on Monday), to bring the total to date to 3,531, up from
3,522 on Monday.
Marion County was
reporting today 20,832 cases (20,746 on Monday) and 759 deaths (758), the
most in the state in both categories. Lake County was reporting 10,292 cases
(10,264) and 318 deaths (318), the second most in the state in both
categories. LaPorte County was reporting 1,377 cases (1,372) and 39 deaths
The 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 225 presumptive deaths was reported today, unchanged from Monday.