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PUBLIC NOTICE RE:  COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 13th, 2021

The Steuben County Health Department was notified of 175 positive COVID-19 test results for Steuben County residents since Wednesday, January 13, 2021. We have been notified of five (5) deaths associated within the last seven (7) days. Steuben County has a total of 2979 COVID-19 positive cases, and 41 deaths associated with COVID-19 and 2665 considered recovered from COVID-19.

The Indiana Department of Health is reporting a positivity rate of all tested at 23.50%. The Indiana Department of Health has released today that Steuben County has a composite score of 3.0 or Red. Recently, The Indiana Department of Health has changed the algorithm on the positivity will be calculated.

The availability and access of approved COVID-19 vaccines is being closely monitored by the Steuben County Health Department. The Indiana Department of Health’s external advisory committee has made the following recommendations on who can be vaccinated: healthcare personnel, first responders, and individuals aged 70 years and older.

The demographic breakdown* of COVID-19 cases in Steuben County are the following: 

Age Range (years)

COVID-19 Positive Cases

0-19

350

20-29

498

30-39

378

40-49

454

50-59

500

60-69

431

70-79

226

80+

142

 
*Please note this demographic breakdown will be updated weekly.

 


 7/28/20 Public Health Order re:  Long term care - Please click here

7/21/20 Public Health Order re:  Masks in Steuben County Community Center - Please click here

 

 

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