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1/6/21 PSA re:  COVID-19

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 6th, 2021

The Steuben County Health Department was notified of 219 positive COVID-19 test results for Steuben County residents since Wednesday, December 30th, 2020. We have been notified of eight (8) deaths associated within the last seven (7) days. Steuben County has a total of 2804 COVID-19 positive cases, and 36 deaths associated with COVID-19 and 2452 considered recovered from COVID-19.

The Indiana Department of Health is reporting a positivity rate of all tested at 23.1%. The Indiana Department of Health has released today that Steuben County has a composite score of 3.0 or Red. Recently, The Indiana Department of Health has changed the algorithm on the positivity will be calculated.

The availability and access of approved COVID-19 vaccines is being closely monitored by the Steuben County Health Department. All current vaccination efforts are concentrated on groups that identify as Phase 1A.

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

Age Range (years)

COVID-19 Positive Cases

0-19

325

20-29

466

30-39

355

40-49

422

50-59

479

60-69

412

70-79

214

80+

131

 

*Please note this demographic breakdown will be updated weekly.

 

Code Red