New Year’s Day COVID update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6,407 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 517,773 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard

.A total of 8,016 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 106 from the previous day. Another 355 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 two deaths bringing the number to 75. 2135 positives (30 new) and 9650 tested (64 new)

Neighboring counties –
Bartholomew adds two more deaths bringing the number to 87. 5522 positives (56 new) and 32,225 tested (160 new)
Shelby County -3447 positives (46 new) and 15,512 tested (91 new)
Franklin County has one new death bringing the number to 29. 1245 positives (32 new) and 5147 tested (60 new)
Jennings – 1708 positives (12 new) and 8430 tested (50 new)
Ripley – 2513 positives (37 new) and 11,163 tested (78 new)
Rush – 1221 positives (29 new) and 6418 tested (60 new)

   To date, 2,649,964 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,636,695 on Thursday. A total of 5,730,043 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26

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