PRINCETON β€” Gibson County Health Department confirmed Monday that there are 50 active COVID-19 cases in the county, among the 81 cases reported here since early March.

Gibson County Health Department Nurse Administrator Diane Hornby confirmed 37 new cases have been reported since July 1. Of the total 81 cases, the department confirms that 29 people have recovered and two people, in their 70s and in their 90s, have died.

Among active cases, two are ages 0-9 years; four are ages 10-19; 10 are ages 20-29; seven are ages 30-39; five are ages 40-49; six are ages 50-59; six are ages 60-69; seven are ages 70-79; two are ages 80-89; and one person is in the 100-years plus age category.

Of all the cases, the health department reports two are ages 0-9; 10 ages 10-19; 16 ages 29-29; 11 ages 30-39; nine ages 40-49; 12 ages 50-59; seven ages 60-69; 10 ages 70-79; two ages 80-89; one in the age 90-99 range and one who is 100 years or older.

Gibson County residents can receive free COVID-19 testing at the Gibson County Fairgrounds by calling 888-634-1116 or by scheduling an appointment online at Some 2,075 tests have been conducted in Gibson County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health, for a 3.9% COVID-19 positive rate.

ISDH reports 64 cases among 2,024 tests in Knox County; 143 cases and 17 deaths among 1,888 tests in Daviess County; 273 cases and six deaths among 3,121 tests in Dubois County; 11 cases among 616 tests in Pike County; 218 cases and 29 deaths among 3,813 tests in Warrick County; 548 cases and six deaths among 13,978 tests in Vanderburgh County; and 42 cases among 1,177 tests in Posey County.

In Southeastern Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health reports two cases each in Edwards and Hamilton Counties; four cases in Richland County; five cases each in White and Hamilton Counties; seven cases in Lawrence County; nine cases in Saline County; 14 cases and one death in Wayne County; 18 cases in Crawford County and 22 cases in Wabash County.

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