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New COVID-19 Deaths Confirmed in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties

New COVID-19 deaths were confirmed on Friday in Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.

Posted: Feb 5, 2021 12:03 PM

The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that new COVID-19 deaths had been confirmed locally in Vanderburgh County and Warrick County.

With one new death reported in each county Friday, ISDH said 349 total COVID-19 deaths had been confirmed in Vanderburgh County so far, and that 134 total COVID-19 deaths had been confirmed in Warrick County.

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Most local COVID-19 death totals skyrocketed on Thursday after the state health department said an audit revealed over 1,500 additional COVID-19 deaths throughout the state that were previously unaccounted for.

With Thursday's audit and 49 new COVID-19 deaths reported statewide Friday, ISDH says the number of Hoosiers lost to the virus to date has now reached 11,280 total.

1,529 new positive cases of COVID-19 were also reported statewide Friday, marking 635,171 total Hoosiers now known to have contracted COVID-19 to date. 

Here are Friday's Local COVID-19 Increases via ISDH:

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The cold front has come and gone and with it our threat for Severe Weather. However, scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect portions of the Tri-State through the remainder of the evening ahead. In fact, there is a possibility that some of the thunderstorms we see between now and 9PM or so could produce small hail and wind gusts in excess of 40 mph. Anyone planning on attending a football game this evening should make sure an umbrella or poncho is on hand to keep you dry and should anticipate at least some rain delays to occur. The rain should finally exit east of the Tri-State between 10PM and 12AM; it's around that time that wind speeds will again pick up some steam - our northwesterly winds are expected to gust as high as 35 mph at times overnight.
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