NEW: Indiana Exceeds 5,000 New Daily COVID-19 Cases
NEW: (Nov. 7):
For the first time, Indiana has seen more than 5,000 new daily COVID-19 cases. The data released by the State Dept. of Health reflects figures from Fri., Nov. 6.
Elkhart County saw a new high in daily cases, 364 new cases and 6 new deaths. The previous high for daily cases in the county was just hit the day before. The new figures blow that figure away by 100+ cases.
St. Joseph County also hit a new high with 275 new cases.
Pulaski County also saw a new daily high.
PREVIOUS POST (Nov. 6):
Another day of record setting daily COVID-19 cases has been reported by the Indiana State Dept. of Health. The latest figures released Friday which reflect data from Thurs., Nov. 5th show that 4,714 new cases were reported in addition to 37 new deaths.
In the WVPE listening area, Elkhart, Fulton and Kosciusko counties saw new record highs in daily cases on Thursday.
Hospitalizations are at an all-time high statewide and in the WVPE listening area. More than 2,000 Hoosiers are hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Thursday.
PREVIOUS POST (Nov. 5):
For the second day in a row, the Hoosier State sets another record high for new daily COVID-19 cases. Based on data released at noon today, on Nov. 4th the state saw 4,462 new cases. On the previous day the state saw 3,726 new daily cases. Today 45 new deaths are being reported as well.
The state agency’s daily statistics update also showed that Indiana had 1,948 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Wednesday. That’s the largest number the state has seen since officials began releasing those counts last spring.
LaPorte County also saw a new daily high in cases, reporting 99 new cases on Nov. 4.