Vanderburgh County up 27 confirmed optimistic COVID-19 circumstances, state sees 1,096 new


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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The variety of confirmed optimistic circumstances of COVID-19 in Vanderburgh County elevated by 27 Saturday, in accordance with the most recent Indiana State Division of Well being knowledge

The county’s seven-day positivity raised barely to 10.1%, and the general positivity price in Vanderburgh County remained at 7% Saturday.

The whole variety of circumstances, 2,149, has been constructing since March 19. The whole variety of new people checks reported Friday rose 345 to 30,522.

Vanderburgh County’s total positivity price has climbed considerably within the previous couple of weeks. As not too long ago as July 2, it was at 3.7%. That quantity displays all circumstances for the reason that first one on March 19.

The rolling seven-day positivity price, which is taken into account extra indicative of what is taking place in present time, mirrored the interval between Aug. 2 and Aug. 8. The statewide seven-day price is 7.7%.

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The variety of COVID-19 circumstances that stay energetic is not accessible.

The Vanderburgh County Well being Division’s dashboard had been offering that quantity — however the native company stopped reporting COVID-19 knowledge in July, ceding management of all native knowledge to ISDH. The state company has taken over native contact tracing and case investigation however does not situation numerous native energetic circumstances. 

The variety of kids and youth 0-19 testing optimistic has elevated in the previous couple of weeks. That price, simply just a few days earlier than the Evansville Vanderburgh Faculty Corp., the world’s largest college district, is to return, rose to 13.4%, second solely to these aged 20-29 at 27.4% of the whole circumstances. The variety of 20-29 yr olds has decreased whereas the variety of 0-19 yr olds has elevated. 

On Might 21 — two-and-a-half months in the past, when Vanderburgh County had simply 228 circumstances in all — simply 3% concerned people 19 or youthful.

Numbers of space residents hospitalized on account of COVD-19 are usually not accessible. Officers with Deaconess and Ascension St. Vincent medical programs have stated coronavirus hospitalizations have elevated in current weeks, however not on the similar price as the whole variety of confirmed circumstances citing the age group of optimistic circumstances is shifting to be youthful. 

Hospital leaders stated carrying masks, social distancing, hand hygiene and avoiding crowds stay the best protection in opposition to spreading coronavirus.

The ISDH updates its on-line dashboard of COVID-19 knowledge every day, together with deaths, because it tracks the results of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Right here is the most recent data accessible for space counties.



In keeping with the ISDH dashboard:

New optimistic circumstances: 1,096

Whole optimistic circumstances: 79,676

New deaths: 15

Whole deaths: 2,921

Possible deaths: 207

These are circumstances when a doctor lists COVID-19 as a contributing explanation for dying however there aren’t any optimistic check outcomes recorded.

New people examined: 11,818

Whole people examined: 897,615

% optimistic: 8.9


New optimistic circumstances: 27

Constructive circumstances: 2,149

Deaths: 15

New people examined: 345

Whole people examined: 30,522

% optimistic: 7.0


New optimistic circumstances: 10

Constructive circumstances: 622

Deaths: 30

New people examined: 104

Whole people examined: 8,892

% optimistic: 7.0


New optimistic circumstances: 2

Constructive circumstances: 186

Deaths: 0

New people examined: 32

Whole people examined: 2,751

% optimistic: 6.8


New optimistic circumstances: 0

Constructive circumstances: 246

Deaths: 4

New people examined: 51

Whole people examined: 3,668

% optimistic: 6.7


New optimistic circumstances: 0

Constructive circumstances: 140

Deaths: 3

New people examined: 15

Whole people examined: 2,062

% optimistic: 6.8


New optimistic circumstances: 2

Constructive circumstances: 191

Deaths: 13

New people examined: 13

Whole people examined: 2,962

% optimistic: 6.4


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