IN eclipses highest daily total of COVID-19 cases

46 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co.

IN eclipses highest daily total of COVID-19 cases

INDIANA (WFIE) - The Indiana State Department of Health has updated their coronavirus map.

It shows 72,254 total confirmed positive cases and 2,821 deaths.

That’s up from Thursday’s 71,015 total confirmed positive cases and 2,811 deaths.

[You can see more statistics and testing site locations on the Indiana coronavirus website]

The state map shows 46 new cases in Vanderburgh County, 18 new cases in Dubois County, 17 new cases in Warrick County, two new cases in Perry County, two new cases in Posey County, six new cases in Gibson County, and 12 new cases in Spencer County.

Here are the coronavirus cases in our part of Indiana.

  • Vanderburgh Co. - 1,888 cases, 13 deaths
  • Dubois Co. - 676 cases, 12 deaths
  • Warrick Co. - 570 cases, 30 deaths
  • Perry Co. - 181 cases, 12 deaths
  • Posey Co. - 167 cases
  • Gibson Co. - 214 cases, 4 deaths
  • Spencer Co. - 131 cases, 3 death
  • Pike Co. - 52 cases

The Resource and Awareness Task Force will conduct a third neighborhood drive up testing site Wednesday August 12, at 4100 Covert Ave. in Evansville.

This will be in the parking lot of the former Health South Rehab Hospital.

The drive up testing clinic will start at 5 p.m. and run until test supplies have been exhausted.

- Testing is for only Evansville/Vanderburgh County residents and identification will be required.

- No appointments will be required. Individuals will be tested on a first come first serve basis.

- There will be no restrictions on receiving a test, such as being symptomatic.

- Testing will be free of charge, but if individuals have insurance they will be asked to provide their insurance information for billing purposes.

- All those who come to receive a test will be asked to wear a facial covering until they are tested. If residents don’t have facial coverings they will be provided one.

- Individuals will be asked for basic personal information so results can be provided and follow up case management can occur if positive results are determined.

- Children under the age of 18 may also be tested with consent from a parent or guardian.

- Those who are unable to drive to the testing site can walk up to receive a test. These individuals will also be asked to wear a face covering before they receive a test, and be provided a face covering if they do not have one.

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