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Ind. reports 86 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co.

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Published: Aug. 5, 2021 at 10:54 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2021 at 10:55 AM CDT
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INDIANA (WFIE) - On Thursday, Indiana health officials reported 1,899 new positive COVID-19 cases and six new deaths statewide.

This brings the pandemic total in the state to 779,317 cases and 13,615 deaths.

The state map shows the only county in the state in red is Posey County. All other area counties are in orange, with the exception of Dubois County in yellow.

The state map shows 86 new cases in Vanderburgh County, 32 new cases in Warrick County, 19 new cases in Dubois County, 13 new cases in Posey County, 10 new cases in Gibson County, seven new cases in Perry County, five new cases in Spencer County, and five new cases in Pike County.

None of the newly reported deaths came from our area.

Despite new federal guidance, Gov. Eric Holcomb says he will not reinstate a statewide mask mandate or other COVID-19 restrictions. Instead, the governor says he will leave those decisions to local officials.

Masks are currently not required in state government buildings or for state employees.

Hoosiers ages 12 and older can get vaccinated against COVID-19. Walk-up clinics are available in most areas.

You can also schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at https://ourshot.in.gov.

Those without a computer or cell phone can call 211.

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

Here are the coronavirus totals in our part of Indiana.

  • Vanderburgh Co. - 23,799 cases, 405 deaths
  • Dubois Co. - 6,365 cases, 118 deaths
  • Warrick Co. - 8,289 cases, 157 deaths
  • Perry Co. - 1,956 cases, 39 deaths
  • Posey Co. - 2,908 cases, 35 deaths
  • Gibson Co. - 4,743 cases, 97 deaths
  • Spencer Co. - 2,420 cases, 31 deaths
  • Pike Co. - 1,444 cases, 34 deaths

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