Monday COVID-19 update


INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 4,213 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 214,509 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 4,418 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 34 from the previous day. Another 246 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 815 positives (16 new) and 6350 tested (38 new)
As for neighboring counties –
Bartholomew has 1898 positives (40 new) and 22,069 tested (137 new)
Ripley – 719 positives (12 new) and 6957 tested (30 new)
Franklin – 462 positives (3 positives) 3281 tested (16 new)
Ripley – 375 positives (10 new) and 4115 tested (22 new)
Shelby – 1262 positives (39 new) and 10,105 tested (116 new)
Jennings – 537 positives (9 new) and 5036 tested (25 new)

To date, 1,823,029 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,809,940 on Sunday. A total of 3,239,034 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 clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations this week:

Tell City
Corner of Franklin St. and 16th St.

Crown Point
Lake County Health Department
2900 W. 93rd Ave.

Rising Sun
Rising Sun Church of Christ
315 N. High St.

Lawrence County Fairgrounds 11261
US Highway 50 W.

For complete details, or to find other testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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