The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning 25 new COVID-19 cases over the
last 24 hours (19 on Tuesday), to bring the total so far to 2,428, up from
2,403 on Tuesday.
Of those 25 new
cases, 15--or 60 percent--were diagnosed in the younger demographics: five
in the 0-19 (354 total); four in the 20-29 (469 total); two in the 30-39
(386 total); and four in the 40-49 (361 total).
To date, 354 cases
have been diagnosed in children or teens, or 14.6 percent of all cases (14.5
percent on Tuesday). On July 7, only 39 children or teens had been diagnosed
of the 765 total cases at the time: or 5.1 percent.
Of the 25 cases
reported over the last 24 hours, however, 40 percent were diagnosed in the
older demographics (39 percent on Tuesday): four in the 50-59 (362 total);
five in the 60-69 (241 total); and one in the 70-79 (151 total). Total
80-89: 68. Total 90-and-over: 36.
patient is currently hospitalized, unchanged from Monday. Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting 2,118 total recoveries and 49 total
deaths: 261, up from 236 on Tuesday.
A total of 119
COVID-19 cases has been reported in Porter County long-term care facilities,
unchanged from Tuesday. Of those 119, 31 have died, 88 have recovered, and
none is currently hospitalized. As of today, there were no active cases in
the county’s long-term care facilities, unchanged from Tuesday.
COVID-19 deaths were reported today. To date, 49 Porter County residents
have succumbed to COVID-19.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 299
cases (299 on Tuesday). Fifty-three active cases.
-- Liberty: 148
cases (146 on Tuesday). Twenty-two active cases.
-- Jackson: 49
cases (48 on Tuesday). Six active cases.
-- Pine: 12 cases
(unchanged from Tuesday). One active case.
The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 1,302 new COVID-19
cases over the last 24 hours (990 new cases on Tuesday), to bring the total
so far to 128,227, up from 126,946 on Tuesday.
ISDH was also
reporting 17 additional COVID-19 deaths over the last 24 hours (30
additional deaths on Tuesday), to bring the total to date to 3,741, up from
3,724 on Tuesday.
In addition, ISDH
was reporting today 1,081 hospitalizations (1,138 hospitalizations on
Tuesday): the second highest number of hospitalizations since May 31, when
ISDH reported 1,041 statewide.
Meanwhile, ISDH was
reporting today 303 new student cases statewide (1,992 total); 59 new
teacher cases (406 total); and 79 new staff cases (447 total), all unchanged
There were 811
schools with no reported cases; 944 schools with one or more cases; and
1,067 schools have not reported, also all unchanged from Tuesday.