The Journal Gazette
Friday, October 01, 2021 8:54 am

October 1: Allen County COVID-19 update

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Oct. 1, 2021) – Another two Allen County residents died and 171 tested positive for COVID-19, with 95 confirmed PCR cases and 76 antigen cases, bringing the total to 55,325 cases and 770 deaths Friday.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 23,692 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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