PRINCETON — Gibson County Health Department reported Thursday afternoon there are 54 COVID-19 cases in Gibson County, an increase of 10 since Wednesday’s report, for the largest single day number of cases in the county during the pandemic.

Indiana State Department of Health’s online data dashboard through the Regenstrief Institute reported Thursday that Gibson County has 59 confirmed COVID-19 cases through testing since early March, among 1,821 tests for a 3.24% positivity rate. Two people have died.

The county health department confirmed at mid-afternoon Thursday that 26 people remain subject to self-quarantine restrictions, and 26 people have recovered since reporting originated in early March.

State and local case counts may vary until they are adjusted, depending where cases are first reported. Sometimes cases may be assigned to a county where a person tested, but that person may or may not be a county resident.

In this area, ISDH reports 63 cases among 1,903 tests in Knox County; 139 cases and 16 deaths among 1,793 tests in Daviess; 261 cases and six deaths among 2,830 in Dubois County; 207 cases and 29 deaths among 3,279 tests in Warrick County; 457 cases and six deaths among 12,408 tests in Vanderburgh County; and 36 cases among 1,039 tests in Posey County.

Statewide, ISDH Thursday reported 46,387 cases since March (453 new cases since Wednesday), 2469 deaths since March (13 recent deaths) plus 193 probable COVID-19 deaths based on clinical diagnosis among 496,838 tests, for a 9.3% positivity rate.

Illinois Department of Public Health reported two cases each in Edwards and Gallatin conties; four cases in Richland; five cases each in White and Hamilton counties; seven cases in Lawrence; 14 cases and one death in Wayne; 18 cases in Crawford and 22 cases in Wabash County.

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