West Noble bus driver confirmed as 2nd Coronavirus case for Noble County

Parkview Noble Hospital

The Indiana State Health Department says they have confirmed a positive test for the coronavirus for another Noble County Resident.

Posted: Mar 27, 2020 12:57 PM
Updated: Mar 27, 2020 5:18 PM

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (WFFT) — Noble County now has a second confirmed COVID-19 case, officials announced on Friday. 

The Indiana State Health Department says they have confirmed a positive test for the coronavirus for another Noble County Resident.

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COVID-19 Cases

The Noble County Health Department says the victim has been hospitalized at Parkview Noble Hospital since Tuesday, March 24.

RELATED: Indiana Coronavirus cases increase to 981, 24 deaths

NCHD says the victim is a school bus driver and food director at West Noble School Corporation.

The health department and the Noble County Emergency Management Incident Command Center recommend everyone to follow Indiana Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order to self-isolate and watch for symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

A Steuben County resident and Wabash County resident were also confirmed Friday with having COVID-19.

These symptoms include: Fever more than 100 degrees F, cough, headache, muscle aches and shortness of breath.

The Noble County Health Department following recommends the following:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • When you are sick, stay home from work, school, or social engagements and respectfully ask others to do the same.
  • Perhaps eliminate handshaking or other personal contact as forms of greeting, as disease pathogens are commonly carried on hands.
    • Certainly, avoid kissing.
  • Masks are not usually recommended to prevent infection. The current coronavirus outbreak has caused a shortage of such masks in many areas. In most cases, wearing some type of surgical or dust mask will not really prevent infection.
  • If you become ill, contact your healthcare provider for advice rather than going to an office or urgent care center.
    • Be prepared to stay home until you have recovered and symptom-free for at least 72 hours or at least 7 days since symptoms started, whichever is longer.
    • You also need to be symptom/fever free for 72 hours without the use of any fever-reducing medication
  • However, if you are having trouble breathing, call 911 for assistance so healthcare providers can come to you wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 73287

Reported Deaths: 3036
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Marion15701725
Lake7496275
Elkhart480184
Allen3835163
St. Joseph342381
Hamilton2723104
Vanderburgh192213
Hendricks1871108
Cass17869
Johnson1741118
Porter129439
Clark120247
Tippecanoe118911
Madison94365
LaPorte89430
Howard88465
Kosciusko84712
Bartholomew78047
Marshall77422
Floyd77246
Monroe74630
Delaware71452
Dubois68712
Boone67246
Noble66329
Hancock64738
Vigo61910
Jackson5855
Warrick57930
LaGrange55710
Shelby54627
Grant52630
Dearborn49628
Morgan46734
Clinton4303
Henry37620
Wayne36810
White36110
Montgomery35221
Lawrence34227
Decatur33532
Harrison32723
Putnam2868
Miami2692
Scott26610
Daviess26420
Greene24634
Franklin24114
Jasper2342
DeKalb2304
Jennings22412
Gibson2214
Steuben2073
Ripley1997
Fayette1867
Carroll1852
Perry18412
Starke1777
Posey1700
Orange16924
Wabash1653
Fulton1642
Wells1622
Jefferson1602
Knox1510
Whitley1516
Washington1391
Tipton1379
Spencer1313
Huntington1223
Newton11810
Randolph1184
Clay1165
Sullivan1131
Adams962
Jay910
Owen871
Pulaski791
Rush764
Brown731
Fountain732
Blackford632
Ohio635
Benton610
Pike530
Parke511
Vermillion490
Switzerland460
Crawford440
Martin430
Union390
Warren221
Unassigned0202

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 99969

Reported Deaths: 3668
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Franklin18182523
Cuyahoga13414499
Hamilton9583255
Lucas5288323
Montgomery431894
Summit3523222
Marion292245
Butler289163
Mahoning2532255
Pickaway238342
Stark1813139
Warren176739
Lorain173678
Columbiana165660
Trumbull1518106
Fairfield136732
Delaware129219
Licking126049
Clark114214
Lake111138
Wood103058
Clermont92111
Medina91435
Miami83238
Tuscarawas78114
Portage75461
Allen73244
Greene68412
Belmont62126
Mercer60513
Richland60012
Erie57027
Ashtabula56246
Geauga55444
Wayne52958
Ross4684
Huron3955
Darke39329
Ottawa37726
Sandusky37316
Hancock3723
Athens3561
Madison35510
Holmes3276
Lawrence2790
Auglaize2506
Union2461
Muskingum2251
Jefferson2242
Scioto2241
Putnam20517
Seneca2043
Knox2037
Washington20222
Preble2012
Coshocton1926
Shelby1904
Crawford1745
Champaign1732
Morrow1682
Hardin16412
Clinton1626
Highland1561
Logan1522
Fulton1471
Wyandot1458
Ashland1433
Defiance1424
Williams1343
Brown1272
Perry1233
Guernsey1167
Henry1162
Hocking1169
Fayette1120
Carroll1115
Monroe9118
Pike760
Jackson740
Van Wert711
Paulding670
Gallia651
Adams592
Meigs380
Vinton312
Harrison261
Morgan250
Noble170
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