30 Total Vanderburgh County Residents Have Now Died From COVID-19

After one new COVID-19 death was reported in Vanderburgh County on Monday, the state health department said 30 total county residents had now died from COVID-19.

Posted: Sep 21, 2020 11:06 AM
Updated: Sep 21, 2020 11:50 AM

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday, Sept. 21, said another Vanderburgh County resident had died from COVID-19.

The Vanderburgh County Health Department says the newly-reported COVID-19 death was that of a 49-year-old female resident of the county.

That brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Vanderburgh County to 30 since the first death attributed to the novel coronavirus was recorded in the county by the state health department on April 6.

42 new positive cases of COIVD-19 were also confirmed in Vanderburgh County on Monday, which brought the total number of identified COVID-19 cases in the county to date to 3,383.

After 490 new COVID-19 tests were recorded in Vanderburgh County on Monday, the state health department shows 42,608 total Vanderburgh County residents have now been tested for the virus, meaning out of all those individuals tested, 7.93% have tested positive for COVID-19.

Individuals exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 have been urged by public health officials to get tested.

Two new drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites opened in Evansville on Friday, Sept. 18.

Additionally, free COVID-19 testing at the CK Newsome Center in downtown Evansville was recently extended through the month of October.



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