The Journal Gazette
Friday, July 16, 2021 11:04 am

Verbatim: Allen County COVID-19 update

The Journal Gazette

The Allen County Department of Health issued this news release today:

Another 42 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, with 16 confirmed PCR cases and 26 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 42,436 cases and 693 deaths Friday.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 16,726 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 2020.

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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