HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS
INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 4,689 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 210,374 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.
A total of 4,383 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 36 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 adds 41 new positives bringing that number to 799 and 86 newly tested bringing that number to 6312.
As for neighboring counties –
Shelby County 1223 positives (18 new) and 9989 tested (76 new)
Bartholomew County 1858 positives (38 new) and 12,933 tested (144 new) Bartholomew County adds one new death bringing the number of deaths to 60.
Jennings County 538 positives (21 new) and 5011 tested (63 new)
Ripley – 707 positives (16 new) and 6929 tested (104 new)
Franklin County – 459 positives (11 new) and 3263 tested (34 new)
Rush County 365 (5 new) and 4093 tested (25 new). Shelby County has had another resident died from COVID bringing the number of deaths to 6.
To date, 1,809,940 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,794,398 on Saturday. A total of 3,210,666 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.