ISDH reports 523 additional COVID-19 cases


The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced 523 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing to 43,655 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the new coronavirus, following corrections.

As of today, nearly 36 percent of ICU beds and nearly 83 percent of ventilators are available.

A total of 2,394 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, an increase of 9 since yesterday. Another 192 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, 444,252 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 431,883 on Wednesday. Today’s totals include the addition of 3,563 historical negative tests from a laboratory that recently began reporting negative results into the ISDH’s electronic reporting system.