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One More COVID-19 Death In Noble County, Rest of Area Stays Steady

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Rebecca Green
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WBOI

Another Noble County resident has died as a result of COVID-19, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

 

This brings the county’s total of deaths to 21. There have been 189 positive tests in Noble County, and 1,139 tested.

 

In Allen County, there are now 1,303 positive cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus. Sixty-six residents have died, as of Monday afternoon.

 

Statewide, there are now 32,078 positive cases, up 373 on Monday. Eighteen new deaths from COVID-19 were reported.

 

A total of 1,850 Hoosiers are known to have died from the illness, and another 154 are believed to have probably died from the disease based on their clinical presentation, according to the state department of health.

 

There are 12 new long-term care facilities in Indiana with at least one positive case of COVID-19 and 13 new cases with at least one death reported. A total of 876 residents of long-term care facilities have died.

Rebecca manages the news at WBOI. She joined the staff in December 2017, and brought with her nearly two decades of experience in print journalism, including 15 years as an award-winning reporter for the Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne.