The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning an eighth death from COVID-19:
a Portage Township resident in the 70-79 age range.
Eight Porter County
residents have died to date of the virus. Four were Dunelanders: three from
Westchester Township, two, 80-89 , one, 50-59; and a Liberty Township
resident, 80-89. Three were Portage Township residents: the most recent and
two, 50-59. One was a Center Township resident, 70-79. Five were men, three
Department was also reporting four new cases of COVID-19, to bring the total
in the county to 246, up from 242 on Tuesday, an increase of 1.7 percent
over the last 24 hours.
are currently hospitalized, down from 16 on Tuesday; while 123 have
recovered, up from 109 on Tuesday, an increase of 13 percent over the last
Active Cases Drops
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 115, compared to
126 on Tuesday, a decrease of 9 percent.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Tuesday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 1,649, up from 1,552 on Monday, an increase of 6
percent over previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 20
cases, three deaths, two hospitalizations, 11 recoveries (unchanged from
Tuesday). Six active cases.
-- Liberty: 12
cases, one death, no hospitalizations, eight recoveries (unchanged from
Tuesday). Three active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, no hospitalization. One active case.
-- Pine: one case,
no hospitalization. One active case.
Other hard hit
Township: 94 cases (92 on Tuesday), three deaths (two), eight
hospitalizations (nine), and 51 recoveries (49).
-- Washington: 42
cases (42 on Tuesday), one hospitalization (one), and 14 recoveries (four).
These 42 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Center: 40 cases
(39 on Tuesday), one death (one), four hospitalizations (four), and 20
-- Union: 15 cases
(14 on Tuesday), no hospitalizations (none), and eight recoveries (eight).