Friday COVID-19 update


INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,700 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 324,537 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 5,328 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 33 from the previous day. Another 266 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 – 1325 positives (43 new) and 7649 tested (98 new)
Jennings County – 904 positives (17 new) and 6404 tested (43 new)
Ripley County – 1458 positive (73 new) and 8732 tested (141 new)
Franklin County – 734 positives (21 new) and 4016 tested (59 new)
Shelby – 1926 positives (31 new) and 12083 tested (77 new)
Bartholomew – 3353 positives (118 new) and 26622 tested (279 new). Two more Bartholomew County residents have died bringing that number to 65.
Rush – 570 positives (5 new) and 4846 tested (36 new)

To date, 2,162,110 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,145,727 on Thursday. A total of 4,148,596 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The state Department of Health will offer free drive-thru testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The locations are:

Clay County:
Clay County Testing
911 Bonnie Geyne Miller Dr.
Brazil, IN

Lake County:
St. Timothy Church-Gary
1600 W. 25th Ave.
Gary, IN

Ripley County:
Batesville Fire Department
115 E. Catherine St.
Batesville, IN

Wabash County (inside):
Friends Church
3563 S. IN-13
Wabash, IN

To find testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information

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