County records 146 COVID-19 cases over weekend

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Staff reports

HANCOCK COUNTY — The county added 146 COVID-19 cases over the weekend, raising its total to 6,425.

After reporting deaths from the novel coronavirus for four days in a row, Hancock County did not report any over the weekend, keeping that total at 97.

The county added 467 COVID-19 tests Monday, bringing that total to 75,269. A total of 37,030 individuals have been tested in the county.

Hancock County’s seven-day positivity rates between Jan. 5 and 11 were 13.2% for all tests and 20.8% for unique individuals. Cumulative rates are 10.3% for all tests and 17.4% for unique individuals.

The Indiana State Department of Health updated weekly COVID-19 data for schools Monday with figures through last Friday. All but four of Hancock County’s public schools reported new student cases, but most were fewer than five. Greenfield-Central High School reported 11, Mt. Vernon High School reported seven and New Palestine High School reported six.

Several schools reported new teacher and staff cases as well, but all were fewer than five.