The Journal Gazette
Thursday, October 01, 2020 9:35 am

Verbatim: October 1: Allen County COVID-19 Update

The following was released on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (October 1, 2020) – Another Allen County resident has died and 47 have tested positive for COVID-19, with 37 confirmed PCR cases and 10 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 6,474 cases and 207 deaths Thursday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 418 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 28.

Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found on the Department’s COVID-19 webpage at and will be time-stamped to keep the public informed with the latest local data.

Basic demographic information on Allen County cases is provided on the website and will be updated at least once a week.

Because of delays in data reporting to and from the state, Allen County case counts may not always immediately match counts provided by the Indiana State Department of Health at

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