34 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.; state map shows 1,036 new cases

34 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.; state map shows 1,036 new cases
Indiana COVID-19 (Source: WFIE)

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

Health officials say there are 1,036 new positive cases and 13 new deaths, bringing the total in the state to 73,287 confirmed positive cases and 2,834 total deaths.

On Friday, Indiana reported its highest daily total of coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.

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

The state map shows 34 new cases in Vanderburgh County, 11 new cases in Dubois County, nine new cases in Warrick County, three new cases in Perry County, three new cases in Posey County, seven new cases in Gibson County, and one new case in Pike County.

Here are the coronavirus cases in our part of Indiana.

  • Vanderburgh Co. - 1,922 cases, 13 deaths
  • Dubois Co. - 687 cases, 12 deaths
  • Warrick Co. - 579 cases, 30 deaths
  • Perry Co. - 184 cases, 12 deaths
  • Posey Co. - 170 cases
  • Gibson Co. - 221 cases, 4 deaths
  • Spencer Co. - 131 cases, 3 death
  • Pike Co. - 53 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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