Region COVID-19 Numbers Week of August 17th

Aug 31, 2020

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NORTHWEST INDIANA-The Indiana State Department of Health reports there are 90 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Northwest Indiana.

On the lighter side, there have been no additional COVID-19 deaths.

The Northwest Indiana death total numbers from Friday indicate there have been 296 in Lake County, 43 in Porter County, 31 in LaPorte County, 10 in Newton County and two in Jasper County.

New deaths were reported between Saturday and Sunday, according to the "Times."

The Indiana State Department of Health listed another 219 deaths as probable. One of the deaths in Porter County's total was also probable.

Lake County added 68 positive cases for a total of 9,143. Porter County had 16 more cases, bringing its total to 1,723. LaPorte County saw 12 new cases, for a total of 1,185.

Jasper County added three cases, for a total of 323. Newton County has one new case, and is now at 145 for a total.

ISDH reported 897 new cases across Indiana, pushing the state total to 94,196. New cases were reported between Saturday and Sunday.

A total of 1,076,947 people in Indiana had been tested for the coronavirus.