Indiana's one-day COVID-19 record falls again, over 2500 cases recorded

  • Indiana's one-day COVID-19 record falls again, over 2500 cases recorded

Indiana's one-day COVID-19 record falls again, over 2500 cases recorded

The county has a known total of 80,820 cases and 1,535 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between October 10 and October 16 is 234,583 with 9,778 positive cases.

Of the cases newly reported Saturday, 22 were reported as probable cases.

The total number of deaths now stands at 116.

Within this region, Kane County's rolling seven-day positivity average jumped almost a full percentage point once again and is now 9.9%.

The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive out of all the people tested in a given time period. 746 individuals are presently hospitalized for COVID-19, with 24% of sufferers within the ICU.

Bartholomew County has totaled 1,363 cases of COVID-19, Jackson County has recorded 1,044, Jennings County reports 356, and Johnson County has confirmed 2,919 cases of coronavirus. "With the onset of cold and flu season, holiday happenings on the horizon, people yearning for social activities and parents already expressing remote teaching fatigue, it's important that everyone get back on track with COVID-19 prevention measures".

IL now has seen 339,803 total cases of the virus and 9,192 people have died. In one case, data being reported included numbers that should have been previously reported - as was also the case in early September when a testing company dumped data that dated as far back as April.