INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,218 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state and private laboratories. That brings to 256,744 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.
A total of 4,686 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 26 from the previous day. Another 250 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 21 new positives bringing the number to 1056 with 6948 tested (86 new).
As for neighboring counties –
Bartholomew County – 2445 positives (68 new) and 23,836 tested (232 new)
Jennings County – 679 positives (32 new) and 5593 tested (87 new)
Ripley County – 993 positives (33 new) and 7636 tested (112 new).
Shelby County – 1475 positives (18 new) and 10,827 tested (68 new).
Rush – 441 (4 new) positives and 4406 (31 new) tested.
Franklin County – 547 positives (16 new) and 3526 tested (33 new)
To date, 1,952,202 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,917,951 on Saturday. A total of 3,569,955 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.