Allen County's COVID-19 toll approached 200 with the addition of 11 deaths Tuesday, Sept. 15.

The Allen County Department of Health cited a delay in reporting but did not elaborate. The additions brought the county's total to 196 since March 11.

Another 55 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, with 34 confirmed PCR cases and 21 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 5,697 cases Tuesday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 286 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 28.

Neighboring counties also recorded new cases in the same 24-hour period: DeKalb, 7; Noble, 5; Whitley, 4; Huntington, 4; Wells, 1; Adams, 4.

The Indiana Department of Health reported Tuesday that 758 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 brings to 107,229 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 3,235 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 20 from the previous day. Another 225 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.

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