The Journal Gazette
Friday, September 18, 2020 9:19 am

Verbatim: September 18: Allen County COVID-19 update

The Allen County Department of Health issued the following news release today:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (September 18, 2020) – Another Allen County resident has died and 65 have tested positive for COVID-19, with 51 confirmed PCR cases and 14 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 5,842 cases and 198 deaths Friday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 320 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 28.

Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found on the Department's COVID-19 webpage and will be time-stamped to keep the public informed with the latest local data.

Basic demographic information on Allen County cases is provided on the website and will be updated at least once a week.

Because of delays in data reporting to and from the state, Allen County case counts may not always immediately match counts provided by the Indiana State Department of Health at

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