521 Additional Hoosiers Diagnosed With COVID-19

(UNDATED) – The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 521 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 33,558 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remain steady. As of today, nearly 38 percent of ICU beds and nearly 83 percent of ventilators are available.

A total of 1,946 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 40 over the previous day following a correction to the previous day’s total. Another 164 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record, following a correction to the previous day’s total. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 248,713 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 242,287 on Thursday.

  • Lawrence County has 154 positive cases, 23 deaths, and 1,301 people have been tested
  • Monroe County has 166 positive cases, 12 deaths, and 3,103 people have been tested
  • Bartholomew County has 500 positive cases, 34 deaths, and 2,048
  • people have been tested
  • Brown County has 33 positive cases, 1 death, and 202 people have been tested
  • Daviess County has 85 positive cases, 16 deaths, and 771 people have been tested
  • Greene County has 168 positive cases, 24 deaths, and 955 people have been tested
  • Jackson County has 379 positive cases, 1 death, and 1,777 people have been tested
  • Martin County has 11 positive cases, 0 deaths, and 172 people have been tested
  • Orange County has 125 positive cases, 22 deaths, and 648 people have been tested
  • Washington County has 52 positive cases, 1 death, and 540 people have been tested

Hoosiers who have symptoms of COVID-19 and those who have been exposed and need a test to return to work are encouraged to visit a state-sponsored testing site for free testing. Individuals without symptoms who are at high risk because they are over age 65, have diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or another underlying condition, as well as those who are pregnant, live with a high-risk individual or are a member of a minority population that is at greater risk for severe illness, also are encouraged to get tested.

To find testing locations, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. More than 200 locations are available around the state.