Health Department updates statewide COVID-19 case counts

INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,951 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 188,066 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 4,199 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 50 from the previous day. Another 240 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 13 new positives bringing that number to 643. 20 newly tested bringing that number to 6007.

Neighboring counties –
Bartholomew – 1656 positives (25 new) and 21,023 tested (72 new)
Jennings – 467 positives (18 new) and 4810 tested (63 new)
Rush – 315 positives (9 new) and 3845 tested (25 new)
Ripley – 588 positives (14 new) and 6568 tested (43 new). 1 new death bringing that number to 9.
Franklin County – 417 positives (5 new) and 3108 tested (23 new)
Shelby – 1053 positives (18 new) and 9573 tested (56 new)

To date, 1,733,575 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,722,842 on Monday. A total of 2,995,343 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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