The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 24 new COVID-19 cases over the
last 24 hours (11 new cases on Wednesday), to bring the total so far to
1,777, up from 1,753 on Wednesday.
Of those 24 new
cases, 18--or 75 percent--were diagnosed among the younger demographics:
seven in the 0-19 (251 total); two in the 20-29 (351 total); and two in the
30-39 (266 total); and seven in the 40-49 (278 total).
Seven patients are
currently hospitalized, up from six on Wednesday. Total active cases in
Porter County: 171, up from 147 on Wednesday.
Department reported no additional deaths today. To date 43 Porter County
residents have succumbed to COVID-19.
A total of 110
cases have been reported so far in long-term care facilities in Porter
County, one is currently hospitalized, 74 have recovered, and 27 have died,
unchanged from Wednesday.
To date, 241 cases
have been diagnosed in children or teens, or 14.1 percent of all cases (13.9
percent on Wednesday). On July 7, only 39 children or teens had been
diagnosed of the 765 total cases at the time: or 5.1 percent.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 190
cases (187 on Wednesday). Thirty active cases.
-- Liberty: 93
cases (87 on Wednesday). Nine active cases.
-- Jackson: 25
cases (unchanged from Wednesday). Four active cases.
-- Pine: 11 cases
(unchanged from Wednesday). One active case.
-- Portage: 627
cases (624 on Wednesday). Thirty-eight active cases.
-- Center: 500
cases (491 on Wednesday). Fifty-one active cases. Center Township’s total
includes Valparaiso University students.
-- Washington: 83
cases (82 on Wednesday). Five active cases. Washington Township’s total
includes Porter County Jail inmates.
-- Union: 96 cases
(95 on Wednesday). Fourteen active cases.
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 1,110 new cases of
COVID-19 over the last 24 hours (871 new cases on Wednesday), to bring the
total so far to 96,854, up from 95,750 on Wednesday.
ISDH was also
reporting seven additional COVID-19 deaths over the last 24 hours (13
additional deaths on Wednesday), to bring the total to date to 3,343, up
The total COVID-19
death count includes both confirmed and presumptive deaths to date.
Presumptive deaths are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms
all point to COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. A total
of 222 presumptive deaths was reported today, up from 219 on Wednesday.