Another record-high number of new positive COVID-19 cases was reported in Vanderburgh County on Monday.
According to the Indiana State Department of Health, 211 more Vanderburgh County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. In total, 9,428 of the county's residents have now tested positive for the virus.
Multiple other local Indiana counties are reported a high number of new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, with Knox County also reporting a record-high day of 73 new positive COVID-19 cases.
Here are Monday's local increases by county:
- Vanderburgh County: 211 new positive cases (9,428 total positive cases)
- Knox County: 73 new positive cases (1,780 total) 2 new deaths (17 total deaths)
- Warrick County: 70 new positive cases (3,160 total)
- Perry County: 4 new positive cases (908 total)
- Posey County: 23 new positive cases (1,189 total)
- Gibson County: 54 new positive cases (1,770 total)
- Pike County: 6 new positive cases (502 total)
- Dubois County: 12 new positive cases (2,304 total)
- Daviess County: 31 new positive cases (1,522 total)
Overall, 5,606 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported throughout Indiana on Monday. Now, a total number of 300,913 Hoosiers have tested positive for the virus to date.
With 27 new COVID-19 deaths also reported statewide by ISDH on Monday, 5,067 total Indiana residents have now died from the virus.
COVID-19 hospitalizations are currently at an all-time high both locally and statewide, with 282 total patients hospitalized in District 10, and 3,219 hospitalized statewide.
As for now, Spencer County and Perry County remain in the Red Zone on Indiana's COVID-19 County Metrics Map, qualifying them for more stringent restrictions under Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's latest COVID-19 Executive Order.
For additional information on COVID-19 in Indiana, you can visit the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard.