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Vanderburgh County Reports New COVID-19 Death, 47 New Positive Cases

One new COVID-19 death was reported in Vanderburgh County on Thursday, in addition to 47 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus.

Posted: Sep 17, 2020 11:32 AM
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 11:32 AM

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday listed one new COVID-19 death in Vanderburgh County.

So far, 26 total Vanderburgh County residents are confirmed by ISDH to have died from COVID-19. The county's 25th COVID-19 death was reported just one day earlier on Wednesday, alongside new COVID-19 deaths in both Knox and Spencer counties.

Warrick County has the most total COVID-19 deaths out of all of Indiana's Tri-State counties, with 34 total deaths being reported there.

New positive cases of COVID-19 were also confirmed locally by ISDH on Thursday.

Individuals exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 are urged to get tested.

Free COVID-19 testing is available in downtown Evansville at the CK Newsome Center, where operations were recently extended through the month of October.

In addition, CVS Health is opening two new drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Evansville on Friday, Sept. 18.

Many other free COVID-19 testing sites are also available around Indiana for those who wish to get tested.

More information on COVID-19 in Indiana can be found on the Indiana State Department of Health's COVID-19 Dashboard, which is updated daily.

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