PRINCETON — Two more COVID-19 related deaths were reported in Gibson County Monday.

Indiana State Department of Health’s database shows four new cases in the county, for a total 826 cases among 6,494 county residents tested since the pandemic began. Eleven deaths in Gibson County have been attributed to the virus, according to ISDH.

The county’s seven-day positivity rate among Gibson Countians tested is 21.8%, and the seven-day rate for all tests administered is 7.2%, according to the latest update.

Across the state, 1,589 new cases and 23 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported Monday, for a total 149,166 cases reported among 1.56 million people tested since early March.

In this area, Knox County reports 10 new cases for 696 total cases and 10 total deaths among 6,462 people tested; Daviess County 10 new cases for 837 total cases and 32 deaths among 5,974 people tested; Pike County one new case for a total 316 cases and 12 deaths among 2,217 people tested; Dubois County three new cases and one new death for a total 1,337 cases and 24 deaths among 9,420 people tested; Warrick County 12 new cases and one new death for a total 1,865 cases and 63 deaths among 16,261 people tested; Vanderburgh County 53 new cases for a total 5,530 cases and 50 deaths among 53,049 people tested; and Posey County five new cases for a total 674 cases and five deaths among 5,413 people tested.

In Southern Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker reimposed restrictions prohibiting indoor dining or bar service, effective Thursday, as nine Southern Illinois counties were placed at a warning level for climbing COVID-19 case rates.

In Illinois counties bordering Southwest Indiana, IDPH reported 306 cases and eight deaths in Lawrence County, 205 cases and five deaths in Wabash County, 235 cases and one death in White County and 105 cases and twoo deaths in Gallatin County.

Email Andrea Howe at andrea@pdclarion.com

— Email Andrea Howe at andrea@pdclarion.com

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