Saturday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 7,542 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 419,536 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 6,458 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 85 from the previous day. Another 300 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 another death bringing that number to 49. 1750 positives (49 new) and 8588 tested (78 new)
Bartholomew County has 4496 positives (84 new) and 29,508 tested (260 new)
Jennings County has 1373 positives (37 new) and 7469 tested (98 new)
Ripley County has 1994 positives (28 new) and 10,051 tested (113 new)
Franklin County has 947 (10 new) and 4517 tested (26 new)
Rush County has 812 positives (17 new) and 5484 tested (47 new). Another resident death bringing the number to 10.
Shelby County also adds another death bringing that number to 67. 2709 positives (55 new) and 13,806 tested (104 new)

To date, 2,406,388 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,387,500 on Friday. A total of 4,879,677 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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