The Journal Gazette
Friday, March 05, 2021 10:20 am

Verbatim: March 5: Allen County COVID-19 update

The Journal Gazette

The Allen County Department of Health issued this news release today:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (March 5, 2021) -- Another 47 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, with 21 confirmed PCR cases and 26 probable antigen cases, bringing the total to 36,147 and 638 deaths Friday.

The Allen County case count now includes a total of 13,044 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 28.

Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found on the Department’s COVID-19 webpage at and will be time-stamped to keep the public informed with the latest local data.

Basic demographic information on Allen County cases is provided on the website and will be updated at least once a week.

Because of delays in data reporting to and from the state, Allen County case counts may not always immediately match counts provided by the Indiana State Department of Health at


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