7 New COVID-19 Deaths Announced, Indiana Death Toll Now 24

(INDIANAPOLIS) —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 338 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories.

That brings to 981 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

Locally confirmed cases

  • Bartholomew County – 6
  • Brown County – 2
  • Dubois County – 1
  • Jackson County – 4
  • Lawrence County – 5
  • Monroe County – 8
  • Morgan County – 10
  • Orange County – 1
  • Owen County – 5
  • Washington County – 4

Twenty-four Hoosiers have died.

Deaths were reported in:

  • Allen County – Deaths: 1
  • Dearborn County – Deaths: 1
  • Delaware County – Deaths: 1
  • Franklin County – Deaths: 1
  • Jasper County – Deaths: 1
  • Johnson County – Deaths: 3
  • Hancock County – Deaths: 1
  • Hendrick County – Deaths: 2
  • Howard County – Deaths: 1
  • Madison County – Deaths: 1
  • Marion County – Deaths: 8
  • Putnam County – Deaths: 1
  • Scott County – Deaths: 1
  • St. Joseph – Deaths: 1

To date, 6,936 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 4,651 on Thursday.

Marion County had the newest cases, at 192. Lake County had 16 new cases, while Allen, Decatur, and Hamilton counties each had 13.

The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at  https://coronavirus.in.gov/, which will be updated daily at 10 a.m. Cases are listed by county of residence. Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH.

The dashboard also has been updated to include age ranges of patients, as well as gender breakdowns. In addition, the following corrections have been made based on information provided to ISDH: One case has been removed from both Montgomery and Tippecanoe counties, one Hamilton County case has been moved to Madison County and one Marion County case has been moved to Howard County due to updated information regarding county of residence.

Additional updates on the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak may be provided later today.

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