397 Additional Hoosier Diagnosed With COVID-19

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 397 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 34,574 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 40 percent of ICU beds and nearly 84 percent of ventilators are available.

A total of 1,967 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 9 over the previous day. Another 167 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, 261,546 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 256,395 on Saturday.   

  • Lawrence County has 168 positive cases, 24 deaths, and 1,363 people have been tested
  • Monroe County has 166 positive cases, 12 deaths, and 3,274 people have been tested
  • Bartholomew County has 511 positive cases, 35 deaths, and 2,175
  • people have been tested
  • Brown County has 33 positive cases, 1 death, and 213 people have been tested
  • Daviess County has 88 positive cases, 16 deaths, and 803 people have been tested
  • Greene County has 169 positive cases, 24 deaths, and 1,000 people have been tested
  • Jackson County has 389 positive cases, 1 death, and 1,848 people have been tested
  • Martin County has 11 positive cases, 0 deaths, and 182 people have been tested
  • Orange County has 128 positive cases, 22 deaths, and 684 people have been tested
  • Washington County has 52 positive cases, 1 death, and 561 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.