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A snapshot of COVID-19 in Lake County

Contributed By:The 411 News

COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths are falling

Indicators show lower incidences of the COVID-19 virus in Lake County and across the state of Indiana.

Indiana's Dept. of Health COVID-19 dashboard keeps track of infections, vaccinations, hospitalizations and deaths. Here's what's happening in Lake County and Indiana

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Lake County decreased for the 4th straight week while the death rate also dropped.

Lake County reported 441 infections in the period between April 5 and April 11; 8 were reinfections. Across the state in that same period, 5,464 infections were reported ; reinfections numbered 711.

The last COVID-19 death reported in Lake County was on April 7. Prior to then, the most recent COVID-19 death reported in Lake County was on March 25. Across the state during the period of April 5 through April 11, Indiana reported 13 COVID-19 deaths.

Indiana's COVID-19 hospitalizations declined again this past week. For the week of April 5 through April 11, statewide hospital admissions for COVID-19 numbered 231. Hospitalizations are not collected by county; instead Indiana groups hospitals in 10 districts. Lake County hospitals are in District 1 along with hospitals in Porter, LaPorte, Newton, and Jasper counties. District 1 recorded 29 COVID-19 cases.

Indiana has fully vaccinated 3,708,149 individuals. Lake County reported 256,273 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated individuals are measured as receiving 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Story Posted:04/14/2022

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