An update posted Sunday, Sept. 20, on the Indiana State Department of Health website show Allen County’s death toll from COVID-19 has reached 200.

The county reported its first death of the pandemic on March 11. By Sunday, the county’s latest news release showed the death toll at 198. However, the county report explains, “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 Allen County Department of Health’s latest news release reported another 44 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 5,961 cases. The latest county update includes 37 confirmed PCR cases and seven probable antigen cases.

Indiana has reported 111,505 cases and 3,281 deaths.

Indiana has 253 COVID-19 testing sites, including nine in Allen County. Visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/ for details.

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