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New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Vanderburgh, Warrick Counties

While reports of new positive COVID-19 cases remained low Thursday, the state health department said new local COVID-19 deaths had occurred in Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.

Posted: Feb 18, 2021 11:53 AM
Updated: Feb 18, 2021 12:00 PM

The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that new COVID-19 deaths had occurred locally in Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.

In Vanderburgh County, one new COVID-19 death was reported Thursday. In Warrick County, the state head department said two new COVID-19 deaths had been identified.

While those new deaths were reported by ISDH Thursday, new positive COVID-19 case increases remained low, with four local counties reporting no new COVID-19 activity whatsoever.

Local COVID-19 Increases Reported Thursday:

  • Vanderburgh County: 29 new cases, 1 new death
  • Warrick County: 11 new cases, 2 new deaths
  • Gibson County: 0 new cases
  • Knox County: 2 new cases
  • Posey County: 8 new cases
  • Pike County: 0 new cases
  • Dubois County: 0 new cases
  • Daviess County: 0 new cases
  • Spencer County: 5 new cases
  • Perry County: 1 new case

Including the local increases shown above, ISDH said Thursday that 786 new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified statewide, bringing to 652,210 the total number of Indiana residents known to have tested positive for the virus to date.

Additionally, 29 new COVID-19 deaths were reported statewide Thursday. That brought the total number of Hoosiers now known to have died from the virus to 11,854.

For more information on COVID-19 in Indiana, visit the state health department's dashboard.

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