The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Harrison County increased by 48 in the past week.
Thirty-seven of those new cases were reported among patients and staff at Harrison Healthcare Center in Corydon and three were from Tyson Foods’ Corydon plant.
Information released last Wednesday said six cases of COVID-19 were reported at Harrison Healthcare.
Seventeen additional COVID-19 cases were identified at the facility on Friday, with health officials saying 16 of those were reported to be asymptomatic, meaning the persons showed no symptoms of the virus.
On Sunday, 10 more people associated with Harrison Healthcare were confirmed positive for COVID-19, with nine of them as asymptomatic.
Residents in other long-term care facilities in the county have been tested by one of the Indiana State Health Dept.’s strike teams.