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10 New COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Vanderburgh County

There were 48 new COVID-19 deaths reported throughout Indiana on Tuesday, 10 of which were in southwest Indiana's Vanderburgh County.

Posted: Oct 20, 2020 11:10 AM
Updated: Oct 20, 2020 11:40 AM

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, there were 48 new COVID-19 deaths reported throughout the Hoosier State by the Indiana State Department of Health.

10 of those new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Vanderburgh County, which brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the county so far to 60.

According to Joe Griess of the Vanderburgh County Health Department, the 10 new deaths took place from Oct. 16 - Oct. 19, consisting of six men and four women, with the oldest being 92-years-old, and the youngest being 56.

Warrick County also reported one new COVID-19 death on Tuesday, which brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths there to 64. 

There was also one new COVID-19 death reported in each Pike, Posey, Daviess, and Dubois counties.

Link: Posey County Puts New COVID-19 Restrictions in Place

Following Tuesday's update:

  • The total number of COVID-19 deaths in Dubois County is now 25.
  • In Posey County, the total number of COVID-19 deaths has reached six.
  • In Pike County, there's now a total of 13 COVID-19 deaths so far.
  • Daviess County now has a total of 33 COVID-19 deaths.

According to ISDH, the total number of Indiana residents now confirmed to have died from COVID-19 is 3,775.

With another 1,551 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported throughout the state on Tuesday, the total number of Indiana residents known to have contracted COVID-19 to date is now 150,664.

Currently, ISDH says that 1,425 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized throughout the state.

For more information on COVID-19 in Indiana, you can view the ISDH dashboard, which is updated daily.



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