The Porter County
Health Department was reporting this morning three additional deaths from
COVID-19, for a total to date in the county of 20.
One of the victims
was a Portage Township resident; the other two, Center Township residents.
Two were in the 80-89 age group; the other,90-and-over.
To date 20 Porter
County residents have died from COVID-19: four Westchester Township
residents; one Liberty Township resident; 10 Portage Township residents; and
five Center Township residents. Deaths by demographic: four 50-59; four
70-79; seven 80-89; and five 90-and-over. Ten men have died and 10 women.
Department also reported on Wednesday 17 new cases of COVID-19 over the last
48 hours, for a total so far of 437, up from 420 on Tuesday. The Health
Department updated its C-19 dashboard after deadline on Wednesday.
are currently hospitalized (28 on Tuesday); while 276 patients have
recovered, up from 270 on Tuesday.
Total active cases
in Porter County, after subtracting recoveries and deaths: 141 (133 on
tests conducted in Porter County as of today, according to the Indiana State
Department of Health: 3,578, up from 3,251 on Tuesday, an increase of 10
percent over the previous 48 hours.
Duneland cases by
-- Westchester: 33
cases (31 on Tuesday), four deaths (four), one hospitalization (one), 22
recoveries (22). Seven active cases.
-- Liberty: 21
cases (21 on Tuesday), one death (one), two hospitalizations (two), 14
recoveries (13). Six active cases.
-- Jackson: one
case, one recovery..
-- Pine: three
cases, three recoveries.
Other hard hit
Township: 185 cases (177 on Tuesday), 10 deaths (nine), eight
hospitalizations (eight), and 107 recoveries (105).
-- Center: 97 cases
(93 on Tuesday), five deaths (three), 13 hospitalizations (15), and 48
-- Washington: 47
cases, no hospitalizations, and 39 recoveries (unchanged from Tuesday).
These 47 cases include 40 confirmed at the Porter County Jail.
-- Union: 19 cases,
two hospitalization, and 16 recoveries (unchanged from Tuesday).