(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County now has had a thousand cases of Covid-19. Wayne County passed that threshold Tuesday on the same day that Health Department officials said a female resident in her 70’s died with the virus, becoming the 18th county resident to do so. Wayne County has added an average of 25 new cases each day for the last six days. In Wayne and the seven counties that surround it, there have now been 159 Covid-19 deaths. Darke County had a 50. That’s at least twice as many as every other area county.