County at 137 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

A total of 137 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among residents of Putnam County, according to information the Indiana State Department of Health released Tuesday afternoon.

This marked an increase of just one case since the last report by local officials on Friday, May 29.

In that Friday report, the Putnam County Health Department also announced the OptumServe testing site at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building will remain open until June 27.

COVID-19 testing, offered free of charge, is available for high-risk Hoosiers showing symptoms of COVID-19 or in direct contact with someone who has the virus. Effective June 22, the testing site will move from its current location to Harris Hall at the Fairgrounds.

Visit to learn who should be tested. Registration is required at or (888) 634-1116. Testing is available Monday through Friday.

A total of seven Putnam County residents have died of coronavirus.

Current numbers are not available on the number who have recovered or who are still fighting the disease, though previous data showed that the vast majority had recovered.

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  • That sounds like a lot of cases for such a small county.

    -- Posted by Queen53 on Fri, Jun 5, 2020, at 4:39 PM
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