Gov. Holcomb says mask mandate is working

New COVID-19 deaths in Vanderburgh and Spencer Counties

Gov. Holcomb says mask mandate is working

INDIANA (WFIE) - Governor Eric Holcomb and other state leaders gave a COVID-19 briefing Wednesday.

It was noted during the briefing that Indiana still has more COVID-19 patients hospitalized now than in late June.

Gov. Holcomb did not say whether the state’s mask mandate will be extended beyond Sept. 25 but said he feels good about the direction the state is headed.

Dr. Box said that health leaders have been talking about how communities should go about celebrating Halloween and said that advice or guidance will be released as we get closer to late October.

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Wednesday 107,809 confirmed positive cases and 3,247 total deaths.

That’s up from Tuesday’s 107,229 confirmed positive cases and 3,235 total deaths.

The map shows one additional death in both Spencer and Vanderburgh Counties.

The coronavirus map shows 47 new cases in Vanderburgh County, 27 new cases in Warrick County, two new cases in Dubois County, three new cases in Posey County, 12 new cases in Gibson County, three new cases in Spencer County, and three new cases in Pike County.

Here are the coronavirus totals in our part of Indiana.

  • Vanderburgh Co. - 3,134 cases, 25 deaths
  • Dubois Co. - 914 cases, 18 deaths
  • Warrick Co. - 1,033 cases, 34 deaths
  • Perry Co. - 200 cases, 14 deaths
  • Posey Co. - 284 cases, 1 death
  • Gibson Co. - 425 cases, 4 deaths
  • Spencer Co. - 194 cases, 4 death
  • Pike Co. - 131 cases, 1 death

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