ISDH reports 656 new cases of COVID-19


The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced 656 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing to 27,280 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the new coronavirus following corrections to yesterday’s total.

Nearly 40 percent of ICU beds and nearly 81 percent of ventilators were available as of Saturday.

A total of 1,596 Hoosiers have died of COVID-19, an increase of 46 over the previous day. Another 145 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data is received by the ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 171,358 tests have been reported to the ISDH, up from 165,448 on Friday.