COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations in Vanderburgh take dramatic turn
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations in Vanderburgh take dramatic turn

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations in Vanderburgh take dramatic turn

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Falling to its lowest point since the second week of November, the total number of identified COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh County hit 353 last week. That’s 92% lower than the peak set in the January omicron variant-driven climb.

However, coronavirus-related deaths have only begun to decline. Through Thursday morning, Vanderburgh County saw 28 deaths in February, including people as young as 53 and as old as 104. The county saw 16 deaths in December, 11 in November, 26 in October and 29 in January.

But the number of deaths this month has dropped. During the first 15 days of February, 24 deaths were recorded in Vanderburgh County. During the nine days since then, four have been reported.

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