The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 15 new cases of COVID-19 over
the last 72 hours, to bring the total in the county to 266, up from 251 on
deaths were reported today. Eight Porter County residents have died to date
of the virus. Four were Dunelanders: three from Westchester Township, two in
the 80-89 demographic, one in the 50-59; and a Liberty Township resident in
the 80-89. Three were Portage Township residents: one in the 70-79 and two
in the 50-59. One was a Center Township resident in the 70-79. Five were
men, three women. The deaths include only one presumptive case, for
which x-rays, scans, and clinical symptoms indicate COVID-19 but for which
no positive test is on record.
are currently hospitalized (16 on Friday); while 149 have recovered (137).
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 109, compared to
106 on Friday.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Sunday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 1,918, up from 1,846 on Saturday, an increase of
4 percent over the previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 22
cases (21 on Friday), three deaths (three), two hospitalizations (two), 13
recoveries (12). Six active cases.
-- Liberty: 12
cases (12 on Friday), one death (one), no hospitalizations (none), nine
recoveries (eight). Two active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery. No active cases.
-- Pine: one case,
one recovery. No active cases.
Other hard hit
Township: 105 cases (95 on Friday), three deaths (three), eight
hospitalizations (eight), and 65 recoveries (59).
-- Center: 44 cases
(43 on Friday), one death (one), four hospitalizations (four), and 25
-- Washington: 43
cases (42 on Friday), one hospitalization, and 14 recoveries (unchanged from
Thursday). These 42 cases include the 40 patients at Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 16 cases
(15 on Friday), one hospitalization (one), and nine recoveries (eight)