COVID-19 data remains stable after 10 days

Friday, June 19, 2020

Officials confirm the number of positive cases in Clay County has remained stable for 10 days at 56.

“If people just stay home and follow the safe handwashing and social distancing techniques, health officials will get a handle on this,” Hyatt said Thursday. “We need people to continue to do what we all have been told to do. Keep washing those hands.”

Three Clay County residents remain hospitalized due to COVID-19, but the remaining cases have either recovered or are in self-isolation. Three deaths have been reported since the first positive Clay county case was announced Saturday, March 28. Further details are not available due to the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

The ISDH reported 10,701 new tests performed in 24 hours (June 17-18), with 584 new positive results, and 15 deaths throughout the state.

In the Wabash Valley, the ISDH data shows Clay County is near the middle of the ranking for COVID-19 positive cases when considering neighboring counties in District 7.

COVID-19 Data for the eight counties includes:


• VIGO - 203 Positive Cases among the 4,520 tested, with eight deaths.

• GREENE - 182 Positive Cases among the 1,605 tested, with 29 deaths.

• PUTNAM - 159 Positive Cases among the 1,983 tested, with eight deaths.

• CLAY - 56 Positive Cases among the 1,354 tested, with three deaths.

• SULLIVAN - 42 Positive Cases among the 1,263 tested, with one death.

• OWEN - 40 Positive Cases among the 1,173 tested, with one death.

• PARKE - 20 Positive Cases among the 607 tested, with no deaths reported.

• VERMILLION - 13 Positive Cases among the 536 tested, with no deaths reported.

The ISDH reports 41,438 positive cases among the 6.7 million Indiana residents, with 384,722 residents tested, and 2,304 deaths reported. The state’s data suggests of the Indiana residents tested, approximately 10.8 percent of Indiana residents are confirmed positive as of Thursday, June 18. (The numbers are provisional, reflecting only the information published to the ISDH.)

Indiana residents whose physician listed their death with COVID-19 as a contributing cause, a total of 187, are diagnosed based on X-rays, scans, and other clinical symptoms with an absence of a COVID-19 test.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US), there are 2,132,321 cases reported in the United States, with a total of 116,862 deaths.

The CDC and the World Health Organization report 8,242,999 diagnosed cases worldwide, with 445,535 deaths.
Information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
Information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: