Health Department Announces 7 New COVID-19 Deaths

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 331 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 8,236 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

To date, 44,539 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 42,489 on Sunday.

Marion County had the newest cases, at 129. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Hamilton (11), Hendricks (16), Johnson (11) and Lake (54).  The Lake County totals include results from East Chicago and Gary, which have their own health departments.

Local numbers:

  • Lawrence County has 71 positive cases, 7 deaths and 256 people have been tested
  • Monroe County has 87 positive cases, 1 death and 586 people have been tested
  • Bartholomew County has 110 positive cases, 4 deaths, 264 people have been tested
  • Brown County has 12 positive cases, 1 death and 35 people have been tested
  • Daviess County has 10 positive cases, 1 death and 114 people have been tested
  • Greene County has 25 positive cases, 1 death and 150 people have been tested
  • Jackson County has 70 positive cases, 0 deaths and 272 people have been tested
  • Martin County has 5 positive cases, 0 deaths and 35 people have been tested
  • Orange County has 18 positive cases, 3 deaths and 115 people have been tested
  • Washington County has 26 positive cases, 0 deaths and 100 people have been tested

A total of 350 Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at 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 will be updated at noon each day.

The dashboard also has been updated to include new demographic breakdowns by race and ethnicity, ventilator and intensive care bed capacity and to make corrections based on updated information provided to ISDH.