The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 1,659 new COVID-19
cases over the weekend, to bring total confirmed cases in the state to
28,255, up from 26,655 on Friday, an increase of 6.2 percent over the last
ISDH reported 656
new cases on Saturday, 511 on Sunday, and 492 today.
ISDH was also
reporting 71 additional deaths over the weekend. ISDH reported 46 new deaths
on Saturday, 11 on Sunday, and 14 today.
The number of
probable COVID-19 deaths to date: 144. Probable 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.
Total confirmed and
probable COVID-19 deaths Indiana: 1,765 (1,691 on Friday).
Nursing home cases
and deaths to date: 3,625 cases and 734 deaths (3,033 cases and 584 deaths
on Friday). Number of nursing home facilities in the state with at least one
case of COVID-19: 212 (197 on Friday). Number with at least one death: 129
(121 on Friday).
183,912 tests have
been reported to date to ISDH, up from 165,448 on Friday, an increase of
11.2 percent over the last 72 hours, with a positive rate of 15.4 percent.
Tests are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, and private laboratories.
Tests in Porter
County: 3,146 (2,899 on Friday). In Lake County: 16,632 (15,136). In LaPorte
County: 2,755 (2,429).
If low positive
rates are an indication of the extent of COVID-19 testing in a county, then
Porter County's 12.9 percent positive rate compares favorably to Lake's
(20.1 percent), LaPorte's (13.1), and the state's (15.4 percent).
Marion County has
the most reported cases, 8,406 (7,7995 on Friday); and the most deaths, 480
(465). Lake County has reported 2,886 cases (2,747) and 140 deaths (136),
the second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has
reported 360 cases and 16 deaths (352 and 14).