The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning nine new COVID-19 cases over
the last 24 hours (six new cases on Wednesday), to bring the total to 514,
an increase of 1.8 percent.
are currently hospitalized, down from 16 on Wednesday; while 338 have
recovered, up from 330 on Wednesday.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 152, compared to
151 on Wednesday.
deaths from COVID-19 were reported today.
To date 24 Porter
County residents have died from COVID-19: four Westchester Township
residents; one Liberty Township resident; 12 Portage Township residents; and
seven Center Township residents. Deaths by demographic: six 50-59; one
60-69; four 70-79; eight 80-89; and five 90-and-over. Twelve men have died
and 12 women.
tests conducted in Porter County as of Wednesday, according to the Indiana
State Department of Health: 4,293, up from 4,155 on Tuesday, an increase of
3.3 percent over the previous 24 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 35
cases, four deaths, no current hospitalizations, 27 recoveries (unchanged
from Wednesday). Four active cases.
-- Liberty: 24
cases, one death, two hospitalizations, 17 recoveries (unchanged from
Wednesday). Six active cases.
-- Jackson: two
cases, no hospitalizations, one recovery (unchanged from Wednesday). One
-- Pine: three
cases, three recoveries.
Other hard hit
Township: 207 cases (202 on Wednesday), 12 deaths (12), three
hospitalizations (four), and 134 recoveries (131).
-- Center: 136
cases (134 on Wednesday), seven deaths (seven), eight hospitalizations
(nine), and 64 recoveries (62).
-- Washington: 49
cases (49 on Wednesday), no hospitalizations, and 47 recoveries (46). These
49 cases include 40 confirmed at the Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 21 cases,
one hospitalization, and 18 recoveries (17).