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Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:39 am

Verbatim: Another 125 Allen County residents test COVID-19 positive, 2 die

The Allen County Health Department issued the following news release today:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (October 17, 2020) – Another two Allen County residents died and 125 tested positive for COVID-19, with 99 confirmed PCR cases and 26 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 7,703 cases and 213 deaths Saturday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 690 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov.


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