INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,494 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 496,306 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 7,539 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 43 from the previous day. Another 347 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 4 more deaths bringing the number to 71 residents that have died from COVID-19. 2057 positives (15 new) and 9460 tested (36 new). To date, 2,605,669 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,600,211 on Sunday. A total of 5,553,545 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.