The Journal Gazette
Monday, January 17, 2022 8:43 am

Verbatim: Jan. 17: Allen County COVID-19 update

The Journal Gazette

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

Fort Wayne (January 17, 2022) -- Another 617 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, with 423 confirmed PCR cases and 194 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 90,845 cases and 993 deaths as of this date.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 42,625 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 website 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 Department of Health at


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