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Vanderburgh Co. Reports Record-Breaking Day of 186 New Positive COVID-19 Cases

Another record-breaking single-day increase of new positive COVID-19 cases was reported in Vanderburgh County on Friday by the Indiana State Department of Health.

Posted: Nov 20, 2020 11:17 AM
Updated: Nov 20, 2020 11:35 AM

The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that another 186 Vanderburgh County residents had tested positive for COVID-19, marking another record-breaking one-day increase of new positive cases in the county.

With 6,912 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported statewide in Indiana on Friday, Vanderburgh County wasn't the only local county where new positive cases of the virus were confirmed.

  • Vanderburgh County: 186 new positive cases (8,945 total positive cases) 2 new deaths (111 total deaths)
  • Warrick County: 66 new positive cases (3,002 total)
  • Perry County: 10 new positive cases (786 total)
  • Posey County: 23 new positive cases (1,131 total)
  • Gibson County: 26 new positive cases (1,623 total)
  • Pike County: 3 new positive cases (482 total)
  • Dubois County: 38 new positive cases (2,221 total)
  • Daviess County: 28 new positive cases (1,379 total)
  • Knox County: 34 new positive cases (1,617 total)

Now, 282,311 total Indiana residents are confirmed by ISDH to have tested positive for COVID-19.

Including the two new COVID-19 deaths reported locally in Vanderburgh County, 63 new COVID-19 deaths were reported throughout the state on Friday. 4,952 total Indiana residents have died from COVID-19 so far.

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's newest COVID-19 Executive Order went into effect on Sunday, Nov. 15, with the Indiana governor issuing more restrictive guidelines for each of the state's counties based on their rate of COVID-19 spread.

While most counties in southwest Indiana remain in the state's COVID-19 Orange Zone, several local counties, Spencer and Perry counties, are currently in the COVID-19 Red Zone.

Find more information on COVID-19 in Indiana from ISDH here.

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