The Journal Gazette
Friday, October 16, 2020 9:54 am

October 16: Allen County COVID-19 update

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

Fort Wayne, Ind. (October 16, 2020) – Another two Allen County residents died and 138 tested positive for COVID-19, with 107 confirmed PCR cases and 31 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 7,578 cases and 211 deaths Friday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 664 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 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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