The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:21 am

February 17: Allen County COVID-19 Update

The following was released on Wednesday, February 17, 2021:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Feb. 17, 2021) – Another Allen County resident died and 74 tested positive for COVID-19, with 26 confirmed PCR cases and 48 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 35,282 and 625 deaths Wednesday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 12,515 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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