Tuesday November 17th, 2020 COVID Update

INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,541 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state and private laboratories. That brings to 62.207 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 4770 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 84 from the previous day. Another 255 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 14 new positives bringing the number to 1070 with 6980 tested (34 new).

As for neighboring counties –
Bartholomew County – 2489 positives (45 new) and 24,005 tested (173 new)
Jennings County – 685 positives (6 new) and 5625 tested (31 new)
Ripley County – 1018 positives (25 new) and 7676 tested (43 new).
Shelby County – 1520 positives (45 new) and 10,967tested (141 new).
Rush – 450 (11 new) positives and 4445 (40 new) tested.
Franklin County – 559 positives (12 new) and 3555tested (29 new)

To date, 1,969,088 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,952,202 on Saturday. A total of 3,612,076 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.

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