Allen County added 24 cases to its total of COVID-19 cases on Monday, Sept. 14.

The daily report from the Allen County Department of Health put the county’s total at 5,642 cases so far during the pandemic. The latest additions included 20 confirmed PCR cases and four probable antigen cases. The Allen County case count now includes a total of 265 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 28.

With no deaths added in the Monday report, the county’s death toll stood from COVID-19 stood at 185 since March 11.

Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found on the Department’s COVID-19 webpage at www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19.

Of the county’s confirmed COVID-19 cases, the greatest percentage are in the 20-29 age group. The breakdown includes: 0-19, 11.11%; 20-29, 23.5%; 30-39, 15.54%; 40-49, 15.84%; 50-59, 13.55%; 60-69, 8.86%; 70-79, 6.16%; 80+, 5.45%. The website shows 52.8% of patients are female, 47% are male and .3% are unknown.

Basic demographic information on Allen County cases is updated at least once a week.

Because of delays in data reporting to and from the state, Allen County case counts may not always immediately match counts provided by the Indiana State Department of Health at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/.

The Indiana Department of Health in a report released Sunday, Sept. 13, announced that 1,249 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brought to 105,804 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Multiple additional testing facilities have been newly onboarded into the electronic reporting system. This onboarding resulted in the addition of 426 cases, 21,674 tested individuals and 29,980 tests administered to Sunday’s counts.

A total of 3,214 Hoosiers were confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of one from the previous day. Another 224 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.

As of Sunday, 1,238,984 unique individuals had been tested in Indiana, up from 1,206,980 on Saturday. A total of 1,720,326 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, were reported to the state Department of Health between Feb. 26 and Sept. 13.

To find testing sites, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov..

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