The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 9:09 am

Verbatim: September 22: Allen County COVID-19 Update

The following was released on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Sept. 22, 2021) – Another 13 Allen County residents died and 219 tested positive for COVID-19, with 102 confirmed PCR cases and 117 antigen cases, bringing the total to 53,880 cases and 756 deaths Wednesday. All but one of the deaths reported occurred in September.

The Allen County case count includes a total of 22,959 probable cases from antigen tests reported since July 2020.

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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