The Journal Gazette
Saturday, October 16, 2021 8:27 am

October 16: Allen County COVID-19 update

Fort Wayne, Ind. (October 16, 2021) – Another 131 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, with 55 confirmed PCR cases and 76 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 57,655 cases and 791 deaths Thursday.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 24,956 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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