Thursday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 7,344 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 546,499 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,452 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 81 from the previous day. Another 371 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 2257 positives (39 new) and 9936 positives (73 new)
Bartholomew County has 5801 positives (63 new) and 32,928 tested (165 new)
Rush County has 1348 positives (33 new) and 6664 tested (55 new)
Jennings County has 1775 positives (24 new) and 8584 tested (53 new)
Ripley County adds another death bringing the number to 43. 2680 positives (45 new) and 11,471 positives (75 new)
Franklin County has 1318 positives (18 new) and 5313 tested (27 new)
Shelby County has 3692 positives (66 new) and 15,959 tested (150 new)

To date, 2,710,638 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,694,585 on Wednesday. A total of 5,950,922 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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