The statewide single day covid 19 case record set just yesterday has already been eclipsed by today’s positive case count. The new record now stands at 4,554 that’s up over 500 cases from yesterday’s record setting number. The state today also reporting 38 additional deaths. That overall total now stands at 9,165.
Kankakee County health officials today report 39 new cases over the last 24 hours but no new deaths. The over case count locally increases to 3,115 with 75 dead.
In northwest Indiana, Jasper County is reporting its 4 death from the virus today along with 17 new cases. Newton and White Counties report 5 each and Benton County added 2 cases today. Iroquois County reported 5 new cases Thursday. Ford County reports 2 new cases today.