DCHD Releases COVID-19 Morbidity & Mortality Report

This report is based on numbers received from the week of June 19 through June 25.

(Dearborn Co., Ind.) - While many COVID-19 cases and numbers have been fluctuating across the country, many may be wondering how the local numbers are shaping up. 

The Dearborn County Health Department released a Morbidity and Mortality Report during the week of June 19 through June 25. The numbers reported include those tested with results. 

425 Dearborn County residents were tested for COVID-19 between June 19 and June 25. Testing for these residents was received from Highpoint Health, Indiana State Department of Health, Bethesda North, Mercy Health, Urgent Care Lawrenceburg, and LHI. 

Of the 425 Dearborn County residents tested, 12 tests came back positive while 413 were negative. There were no COVID-19 related deaths recorded in Dearborn County for the week of June 16 through June 25. 

Additionally, no Dearborn County inmates or government employees tested positive during this time period. 

To date, Dearborn County has seen a total of 2,290 residents tested with 193 positive cases and 23 COVID-19 related deaths. Of the reported deaths, 13 were between the ages of 80-89, 8 between 90-99, and 2 were 100 years old or older. Looking further, 15 females and 8 males succumbed to their fight with the coronavirus. 

If you are interested in getting tested, you may schedule an appointment at the Lawrenceburg Community Center until July 2. Starting on July 6, testing will be moved to the Dearborn Adult Center. 

For more information on local and state numbers, visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/.

 

RELATED STORIES:

New Mobile COVID-19 Testing Site Available Starting Next Monday

COVID-19 Cases Surging In Other States; How Are Our Local Communities Faring?

Free COVID-19 Testing For All Hoosiers Begins Today

Lawrenceburg Community Center COVID-19 Testing Site Extended Through July 5

More from Local News


Events

New Haven Road Closure Announced

A sanitary sewer installation project is scheduled to last over three months.

Franklin County Commissioners Issue Burn Ban

The ban is due to a county-wide draught and high temperatures.

NWS: Never Leave Children, Pets Unattended in Vehicles

The National Weather Service in Wilmington is urging individuals to “look before you lock”.

East Central to Host 20+ Teams at Trojan Shootout

It has been a great summer for EC's girls teams: Varsity team going (7-3), JV (7-2), incoming 8th graders (5-1 in a JV league).

Goldsberry Hired as South Ripley Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach

The Lady Raiders have won seven championships in the past five years.

First of Six SIRC Races Takes in Rushville

The Southeastern Indiana Racing Circuit returns June 29.

On Air

Keith Whitley I'm Over You 23:34
Lee Brice Soul 23:32
Toby Keith God Love Her 23:28
Dan + Shay You 23:25