Friday Covid Report

INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6912 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state and private laboratories. That brings to 282,311 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 4952 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 63 from the previous day. Another 254 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 40 new positives bringing the number to 1162 with 7233 tested (119 new).
As for neighboring counties –
Bartholomew County – 2789 positives (121 new) and 24,836 tested (358 new)
Jennings County – 758 positives (13 new) and 5868 tested (49 new)
Ripley County – 1144 positives (56 new) and 8006 tested (127 new).
Shelby County – 1608 positives (22 new) and 11,302 tested (92 new).
Rush – 474 (6 new) positives and 4536 (31 new) tested.
Franklin County – 601 positives (10 new) and 3653 tested (22 new)

To date, 2,030,938 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,009,763 on Thursday. A total of 3,785,422 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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