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Thursday, October 08, 2020 10:58 am

Verbatim: October 8: Allen County COVID-19 Update

The following was released on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (October 8, 2020) – Another 74 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, with 53 confirmed PCR cases and 21 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 6,872 cases and 207 deaths Thursday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 508 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 www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19 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 https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/.


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