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Ind. reports 3 new COVID deaths in Vanderburgh Co., 1 in Gibson Co.

Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 11:08 AM CDT
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INDIANA (WFIE) - The Indiana State Department of Health reported 4,733 new COVID-19 cases and 68 new deaths Wednesday.

That brings the pandemic total in the state to 918,230 cases and 14,550 deaths.

The state map shows Gibson, Pike, Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties are in red for the weekly two metric score.

Posey, Vanderburgh and Dubois Counties are in orange.

The map shows three new deaths in Vanderburgh County and one new death in Gibson County.

It shows 144 new cases in Vanderburgh County, 54 new cases in Warrick County, 40 new cases in Dubois County, 25 new cases in Pike County, 23 new cases in Posey County, 22 new cases in Gibson County, 21 new cases in Perry County and 15 new cases in Spencer County.

In light of these new numbers, Deaconess Health System shared new hospitalization numbers online Wednesday.

Deaconess Health System (September 15, 2021)
Deaconess Health System (September 15, 2021)(WFIE)

As for Ascension St. Vincent, officials say they currently have 51 COVID-19 patients.

They say 17 of those patients are in the ICU. Health leaders say most of those people are unvaccinated.

Any Hoosier 12 and older can schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at any vaccine clinic 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. - 29,698 cases, 436 deaths
  • Dubois Co. - 7,521 cases, 123 deaths
  • Warrick Co. - 10,431 cases, 174 deaths
  • Perry Co. - 2,449 cases, 50 deaths
  • Posey Co. - 3,518 cases, 41 deaths
  • Gibson Co. - 5,999 cases, 105 deaths
  • Spencer Co. - 3,107 cases, 34 deaths
  • Pike Co. - 2,009 cases, 38 deaths

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