Saturday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,429 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 523,090 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 8,055 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 39 from the previous day. Another 355 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.     
Decatur County has 2151 positives (17 new) and 9697 tested (56 new). Another death bringing the total to 76.
Bartholomew County has 5563 positives (42 new) and 32,360 tested (120 new)
Jennings County has 1722 positives (14 new) and 8461 tested (32 new). Another death brings the number to 33.
Ripley County has 2546 positives (34 new) and 11,223 tested (63 new)
Franklin County – 1249 positives (6 new) and 5175 tested (32 new)
Shelby County has 3489 positives (46 new) and 15,615 tested (108 new). Another death brings the total to 74.
Rush County has 1240 positives (19 new) and 6450 tested (36 new). Another death brings the total to 15.
     To date, 2,660,696 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,649,964 on Friday. A total of 5,769,273 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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