The Journal Gazette
Friday, July 23, 2021 9:22 am

Verbatim: July 23: Allen County COVID-19 update

The Allen County Department of Health issued this news release today:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (July 23, 2021) -- Another 68 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, with 29 confirmed PCR cases and 39 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 42,834 cases Friday. The county also saw five residents added to the COVID-19 death count due to a delay in reporting, bringing the total to 699 deaths.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 16,948 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 2020.

Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found on the Department's COVID-19 webpage at 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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