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June 4, 2020

5/6/2020 2:12:00 PM
Third Jennings resident dies
COVID-19 UPDATE
A third Jennings County resident has died from COVID-19. County health nurse Pam Petry said the person had been a patient in an out-of-town hospital last week.

The total number of positive cases in Jennings County stands at 86, with 10 patients added in the past week. In the 9th District, including Jennings and 11 other counties, officials reported 22 new COVID-19 cases and a total of 1,420 positive cases; 16 new deaths were reported since last week, bringing the district total to 114. Total number tested stands at 7,185, with a rate of 19.8 percent being positive.

The death toll in the district is highest in Decatur, with 28 deaths; Floyd County, with 27 deaths; and Clark County, with 21 deaths.

So far, Jefferson, Switzerland and Ohio counties have reported no deaths attributed to the coronavirus.

Statewide, 115,834 Hoosiers have tested with 18.2 percent positive, for a total of 21,033 cases. Since last week, 62 have died, bringing the total to 1,213, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.

Meanwhile, in surrounding counties, Bartholomew County has reported 297 cases, with 17 deaths; Decatur, 205 cases, 28 deaths; Jackson, 183, with 1 death; Scott, 54 cases, 2 deaths; Ripley, 98 cases, 6 deaths; and Jefferson, 30 cases reported, and no deaths.

Also, as of Wednesday, there have been 1.7 million cases reported in the U.S., with 68,279 deaths.





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