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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Health officials announced that 25 more residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in Allen County, bringing the total to 2,720 as of Friday.
The Allen County Department of Health reported 19 new deaths Friday, because of a delay in reporting being sent to them, increasing the total at 129 for the county.
Officials say testing for COVID-19 is now available by request statewide at Optum testing sites.
In Allen County, the Indiana State Department of Health OptumServe COVID-19 testing clinic will be relocated beginning on Monday, July 6.
The new testing location will be at New Covenant Worship Center, 3420 E. Paulding Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46816.
Testing will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Testing is for anyone living or working in Indiana by appointment only and must be scheduled in advance online or by phone at 888-634-1116.
Officials said no COVID-19 symptoms or pre-existing conditions are required for testing.
The current ISDH/Optum COVID-19 testing location at the New Haven-Adams Township Fire Department, 910 Hartzell Rd., will close Friday.
"The Department is grateful to the New Haven Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services for hosting the site since mid-May," ACDH said in a statement.
Visit the ISDH coronavirus website for more information on this and other testing locations in the county and throughout Indiana
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— Allen County Health (@AllenCountyHD) June 2, 2020