FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Health officials announced that 55 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Allen County bringing the total to 35,578 as of Monday.
The Allen County Department of Health reported no new deaths Monday keeping the total at 625 for the county.
ACDH says positive antigen tests, which are counted as probable COVID-19 cases, are now included in the department’s contact tracing efforts along with confirmed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.
The department says PCR results have always been used to identify positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
The Allen County case count now includes a total of 12,685 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 28, 2020.
Visit the ISDH coronavirus website for more information on this and other testing locations in the county and throughout Indiana.