Wednesday COVID-19 update


INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 8,527 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 359,430 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

A total of 5,748 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 60 from the previous day. Another 285 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 34 new positives bringing that number to 1452. 7940 tested (71 new)
Jennings County has 1063 positives (39 new) and 6740 tested (95 new)
Ripley County – 1670 positives (24 new) and 9319 tested (60 new)
Franklin County – 802 positives (7 new) and 4210 tested (21 new)
Bartholomew – 3800 positives (124 new) and 27,669 tested (236 new)
Shelby – 2166 positives (36 new) and 12,689 tested (71 new)
Rush County – 648 positives (21 new) and 5063 tested (52 new)

To date, 2,252,864 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,232,102 on Wednesday. A total of 4,402,956 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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