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Only one new C19 case in Porter County since Monday

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The Porter County Health Department was reporting this morning only one new COVID-19 case over the last 24 hours, to bring the total so far to 584, up--barely--from 583 on Monday.

Thirteen patients are currently hospitalized, unchanged from Monday.


There were no additional deaths in Porter County reported today.

To date, 31 Porter County residents have died from COVID-19: four Westchester Township residents; one Liberty Township resident; 14 Portage Township residents; and 12 Center Township residents.

Deaths by demographic: six 50-59; one 60-69; seven 70-79; eight 80-89; and nine 90-and-over. Thirteen men have died and 18 women.


To date, 96 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Porter County's long-term care facilities, unchanged from Monday

Twenty-two have died, three are currently hospitalized, and 10 have recovered (unchanged from Monday).


Total COVID-19 tests conducted in Porter County as of Monday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health: 5,771, up from 5,655 on Sunday, an increase of 2.1 percent over the last 24 hours.

Duneland Cases by Township

-- Westchester: 36 cases (36 on Monday), four deaths (four), no hospitalizations (none), 31 recoveries (30 on Monday). One active case.

-- Liberty: 25 cases (25 on Monday), one death (one), two hospitalizations (two), 20 recoveries (17). Seven active cases.

-- Jackson: Two cases, no deaths, two recoveries. No active cases.

-- Pine: Four cases, no deaths, no hospitalizations, three recoveries (unchanged from Monday). One active case.

Other hard-hit townships:

-- Portage: 241 cases (240 on Monday), 14 deaths (14), five hospitalizations (five), 166 recoveries (152).

Center: 162 cases (162 on Monday), 12 deaths (12), five hospitalizations (five), 87 recoveries (83).

Washington: 49 cases (49 on Monday), no deaths, no hospitalizations (none), 49 recoveries (47).

Union: 22 cases (22 on Monday), no deaths, no hospitalizations (none), 21 recoveries (20).


Posted 6/9/2020




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