Vanderburgh County saw its highest single-day increase of new positive COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row on Thursday.
In Thursday's report from the Indiana State Department of Health, there were 675 new positive cases of the virus reported in the county.
Just one day earlier on Wednesday, there were 654 new positive cases of the virus reported in the county.
Now, ISDH says there have been 43,617 total positive cases of the virus identified in Vanderburgh County to date.
The back-to-back record-breaking days reported in Vanderburgh County come in the midst of a high number of cases throughout the rest of southwestern Indiana and the entirety of the state.
Statewide, Indiana saw its highest number of new cases to date Thursday, with 16,563 new positive cases of the virus reported, bringing the total number of positive cases in the state since the beginning of the pandemic to 1,410,021.
Here's a breakdown of where the new cases reported Thursday were added in our area:
- Vanderburgh County: 675 new positive cases
- Warrick County: 228 new positive cases
- Gibson County: 111 new positive cases
- Dubois County: 98 new positive cases
- Knox County: 70 new positive cases
- Perry County: 32 new positive cases
- Posey County: 95 new positive cases
- Daviess County: 71 new positive cases
- Spencer County: 42 new positive cases
- Pike County: 42 new positive cases
While no new COVID-19 deaths were reported in our area Thursday, ISDH said that 75 new deaths had been identified statewide.
You can visit coronavirus.in.gov for more information on COVID-19 in Indiana from the state health department.