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Just 10 new COVID-19 cases reported in our area of Indiana

COVID hospitalizations in the state are now nearing levels we haven’t seen since the start of the pandemic
COVID hospitalizations in the state are now nearing levels we haven’t seen since the start of the pandemic
Published: Mar. 24, 2022 at 1:40 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2022 at 6:49 PM CDT
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INDIANA (WFIE) - On Wednesday, health officials in Indiana reported 238 new COVID-19 cases and six new COVID-related deaths.

That brings the pandemic total to 1,689,919 cases and 22,422 deaths.

The state map shows two new cases in Vanderburgh County, two new cases in Warrick County, one new case in Dubois County, one new case in Perry County, two new cases in Posey County, one new case in Gibson County, one new case in Spencer County and zero new cases in Pike County.

COVID hospitalizations in the state are now nearing levels we haven’t seen since the start of the pandemic.

State health department tracking shows the total COVID-19 patients at Indiana hospitals stood at 360 as of Tuesday, down about 90% from mid-January’s peak of about 3,500.

Indiana is now averaging about 10 COVID-19 deaths a day after the state’s death rate topped 70 a day for much of January.

The state health department has recorded more than 23,000 COVID-19 deaths over the past two years.

Click on the testing map at www.coronavirus.in.gov to find a location. Visit ourshot.in.gov to find a vaccination site.

Here are the coronavirus totals in our part of Indiana:

  • Vanderburgh Co. - 57,206 cases, 600 deaths
  • Dubois Co. - 12,849 cases, 161 deaths
  • Warrick Co. - 20,237 cases, 231 deaths
  • Perry Co. - 4,650 cases, 62 deaths
  • Posey Co. - 6,527 cases, 57 deaths
  • Gibson Co. - 11,622 cases, 139 deaths
  • Spencer Co. - 5,215 cases, 58 deaths
  • Pike Co. - 3,722 cases, 47 deaths

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