The Journal Gazette
Monday, September 06, 2021 9:13 am

Verbatim: Sept. 6: Allen County COVID-19 update

The Journal Gazette

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

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Sept. 6, 2021) -- Another 142 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, with 81 confirmed PCR cases and 61 antigen cases, bringing the total to 50,526 cases and 717 deaths Monday.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 21,213 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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