No new COVID 19-related deaths have been added in southwest Indiana but two are reported in western Kentucky.
The Indiana Department of Health recorded no new fatalities in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Posey, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, or Spencer counties.
The number of infections in Vanderburgh County rose by 23, while the county’s seven-day positivity rate ticked up to 4.6 percent on the Thursday dashboard.
The number of hospitalized COVID patients in the 12-county district of southwest Indiana fell by two to 55.
Across Indiana, 16 new COVID-related deaths were recorded with almost 1,400 new infections.
The state’s positivity rate was also 4.6 percent.
In western Kentucky, the Green River District Health Department recorded a new COVID-related death in Daviess (Davis) County and another in Ohio County.
The pandemic toll in Daviess County rose to 175. Ohio County has seen 54 deaths.
Seven COVID patients were hospitalized in the seven-county district.