State coronavirus cases jumps to 56


The Indiana State Department of Health today reported 17 new positive cases of the new coronavirus, bringing the number of Indiana residents diagnosed to 56.

The new cases involve residents of Howard (3), Lake (1), Marion (8), Owen (1), St. Joseph (2), Tippecanoe (1) and Wayne (1) counties. The list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard, at, which will be updated daily at 10 a.m. Cases are listed by county of residence.

As of this time, two Indiana residents have died from COVID-19, the disease stemming from the new coronavirus.