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9/18/20 PSA re:  COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 18th, 2020

The Steuben County Health Department was notified of 35 positive COVID-19 test results for Steuben County residents over the past seven (7) days. We have been in communications with the patients and the Indiana State Department of Health to identify, notify and monitor any close contacts. No additional information about the patients will be released due to patient privacy laws.

A social gathering will increase your risk of contracting COVID-19, especially in locations where social distancing cannot be maintained. A face covering is highly recommended at all times if attending a social gathering. This includes gatherings that are occurring indoors and outdoors with good air flow. Please limit your potential risk by utilizing a face covering and practice physical distancing from others.

Steuben County has a total of 360 COVID-19 positive cases, 206 individuals considered recovered and 7 deaths associated with COVID-19. The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting a positivity rate of all tested at 4.6%.

The demographic breakdown* of COVID-19 cases in Steuben County are the following:

Age Range (years)

COVID-19 Positive Cases

0-19

43

20-29

78

30-39

56

40-49

44

50-59

43

60-69

60

70-79

27

80+

9

 

*Please note this demographic breakdown will be updated weekly.

 

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