COVID Infections Soar by 250 in Vanderburgh County
COVID-19 infections have jumped by more than 250 in Vanderburgh County.
In a number reminiscent of the early days of the pandemic, the Indiana Department of Health recorded 253 new cases in Vanderburgh County on the Thursday dashboard.
Surrounding counties reported double-digit increases.
No new COVID-related deaths were reported in the Evansville area.
The county’s seven-day positivity rate among individuals topped 27 percent.
The number of hospitalized COVID patients in the 12-county region of southwest Indiana dipped below 200.
Across Indiana, 15 more COVID-related deaths were counted with more than 3,700 new infections.
The number of hospitalized COVID patients statewide climbed to 1,654.
No new vaccination data was available as of midday Thursday.