Allen County COVID-19 numbers stay above a thousand, three new deaths

The Allen County Health Department released their daily COVID-19 numbers for January 8th, 2022.
The Allen County Health Department released their daily COVID-19 numbers for January 8th, 2022.(Fort Wayne's NBC)
Published: Jan. 8, 2022 at 2:22 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - The Allen County Health Department released their daily COVID-19 numbers for January 8th, 2022.

Health officials say another three Allen County residents died from the coronavirus Saturday.

Number show 1,114 tested positive for COVID-19, with 534 confirmed PCR cases and 580 probable antigen cases.

That brings the total to 82,389 cases and 971 deaths as of this date since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 38,877 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 2020.

The statewide numbers for Indiana are not released on the weekend, updated numbers will be shared Monday.

Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found on the Department’s COVID-19 website at www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19 and will be time-stamped to keep the public informed with the latest local data.

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