Friday COVID-19 updates


INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 4,714 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 200,823 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 4,306 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 37 from the previous day. Another 241 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 adds 24 new positives bringing the number to 728. 34 newly tested bringing that number to 6181,
As for neighboring counties –
Jennings County with 4 new positives bringing the number to 484 and 4873 tested (20 new)
Bartholomew – 25 new positives bringing the number to 1754 and 122 newly tested bringing that number to 21,522.
Rush – 348 new positives (20 new) and 4015 tested (83 new)
Ripley County – 672 positives (22 new) and 6768 tested (31 new)
Shelby County – 32 new bringing that number to 1174 and 9810 tested (59 new). One more death reported bringing that number to 46.
Franklin County – 433 positives (8 new) and 3190 tested (25 new)

To date, 1,777,105 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,761,947 on Thursday. A total of 3,117,069 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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

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