The Porter County
Health Department reported another COVID-19 death on Saturday, the 22nd so
far in the county.
The victim was a
Center Township resident in the 60-69 age group.
But today the
Health Department was reporting only 32 new cases over the last four days
(compared to 47 new cases over Thursday and Friday of last week), to bring
the total to 499.
Seven new cases
were reported on Saturday; seven on Sunday; 14 on Monday; and five today.
6.9-percent increase over the last 96 hours to the 11.2-percent increase
over the previous 48 hours.
are currently hospitalized, down from 17 on Friday; while 303 have
recovered, up from 287 on Friday, an increase of 5.6 percent.
To date 22 Porter
County residents have died from COVID-19: four Westchester Township
residents; one Liberty Township resident; 10 Portage Township residents; and
seven Center Township residents. Deaths by demographic: five 50-59; one
60-69; four 70-79; seven 80-89; and five 90-and-over. Ten men have died and
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 174 (159 on
tests conducted in Porter County as of Monday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 4.044, up from 3,578 on Friday, an increase of
13 percent over the previous 72 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 35
cases (33 on Friday), four deaths (four), no hospitalizations (none), 24
recoveries (24). Seven active cases.
-- Liberty: 24
cases (21 on Friday), one death (one), two hospitalizations (two), 16
recoveries (14)). Seven active cases.
-- Jackson: two
cases, no hospitalizations, one recovery (unchanged from Friday. One active
-- Pine: three
cases, three recoveries.
Other hard hit
Township: 199 cases (185 on Friday), 10 deaths (10), four hospitalizations
(five), and 119 recoveries (109).
-- Center: 132
cases (124 on Friday), seven deaths (six), nine hospitalizations (nine), and
55 recoveries (51).
-- Washington: 48
cases (47 on Friday), no hospitalizations (none), and 43 recoveries (43).
These 48 cases include 40 confirmed at the Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 20 cases
(19 on Friday), one hospitalization (one), and 16 recoveries (16).