3 New COVID-19 Deaths Confirmed in Warrick County

Three out of the twenty new COVID-19 deaths that were confirmed in Indiana on Tuesday were in Warrick County.

Posted: Sep 15, 2020 11:19 AM
Updated: Sep 15, 2020 11:37 AM

Three new COVID-19 deaths were confirmed in Warrick County on Tuesday, Sept. 15, by the Indiana State Department of Health.

So far, 34 Warrick County residents are confirmed to have died from COVID-19 with the state's records noting the first novel coronavirus death in the county on April 8.

While the state health department's dashboard also reflected one new COVID-19 death in Daviess County on Tuesday, that COVID-19 death, which was the county's 27th, was confirmed on Monday by the Daviess County Health Department.

No other COVID-19 deaths were reported locally by ISDH on Tuesday, though new positive cases of the virus were identified in most Indiana Tri-State counties.

Individuals exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 are urged to get tested for COVID-19.

Free COVID-19 testing is available in downtown Evansville at the CK Newsome Center, where operations were recently extended through the month of October.

Statewide COVID-19 Update

Overall, ISDH reported 20 new COVID-19 deaths throughout the state of Indiana on Tuesday. That brought the total number of Hoosiers confirmed to have died from COVID-19 to date to 3,235.

ISDH also reported a total of 758 new positive COVID-19 cases throughout the state on Tuesday, meaning 107,229 total Indiana residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 to date.

7,644 new COVID-19 tests were recorded in Indiana on Tuesday. 1,254,731 total Indiana residents have now received a COVID-19, meaning 8.54% of all Indiana residents tested for the virus have tested positive so far.

ISDH's resource usage data listed 41.3% of ICU beds and 81.4% of ventilators as available in Indiana's hospitals as of Tuesday.

Many free COVID-19 testing sites are available around Indiana for those who wish to get tested.

More information on COVID-19 in Indiana can be found on the Indiana State Department of Health's COVID-19 Dashboard, which is updated daily.



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