(Last update: April 1, 4:48 p.m.)
Illinois (April 1) – 42 more deaths are reported, bringing the death toll to 141. State total stands at 6,980, up by 986 from yesterday.
Indiana (April 1) – Four additional positive cases are reported in Putnam County, where DePauw’s campus is located in, bringing the county total to 11 (with 1 death). Statewide, 16 more deaths are reported and the death toll rises to 65. First cases are found in Benton (+1) and Jay (+1) counties. Total positive cases in Indiana stand at 2,565, up by 406 from yesterday.
This interactive map allows you to explore the confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks in Indiana and Illinois by counties, as 59% of DePauw students are hailing from the two states.
INDIANA: 2,565 cases across 85 counties have been confirmed, including 65 deadly cases, among 14,375 people tested as of April 1.
On March 6, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced the first COVID-19 infection in the State from a Marion County adult who recently returned from Boston. Two days later, the second case was found in Hendricks County, from also an adult back from Boston. Hendricks County is east adjacent to Putnam County, where DePauw University is located. On March 21, the first positive case was found in Putnam County.
The counts and announcements will be updated at 10 a.m. every day on ISDH official COVID-19 website: https://coronavirus.in.gov/.
ILLINOIS: 6,980 cases have been confirmed, including 141 deadly cases, among 40,384 people tested as of April 1.
In breakdown, Cook County (including City of Chicago) accounts for 5,152 cases, while 1,828 cases have been reported in 54 other counties.
The counts and announcements will be updated daily, usually in the afternoon around 2:30 p.m. CDT, on IDPH official COVID-19 website: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus.
(Earlier version of the map did not show the locations of counties facing Lake Michigan correctly.)
Further resource: a nationwide county-by-county COVID-19 map is created and updated daily by the Associate Press.