As more tests come back Indiana’s number of confirmed COVID cases rises again


first_img Facebook Previous articleNotre Dame Head Coach Mike Brey says he plans to see out his contractNext articleSBCSC expands grab-and-go lunch program Carl Stutsman Twitter By Carl Stutsman – March 26, 2020 0 420 Facebook Pinterest Pinterest IndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market From coronavirus.in.gov 3-26-2020 Another day and yet another highest single day jump in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indiana. The latest numbers from the Indiana state Department of Health now put the cumulative total at 645.Locally St. Joseph County has the most cases with 21, Elkhart County went up to 7 with the new report, LaPorte County is at 2, and Marshall County is on the map for the first time with 1 case. Marion County and the Indianapolis area still have the most cases now with 293.Now at 17 there were three additional deaths reported. Officials in St. Joseph County reported Michiana’s first death Thursday, a patient in his 80s.It is worth noting that local health departments have been reporting some individuals that tested positive early in the testing process have recovered, though no exact number is available. You can find the full details a www.in.gov/isdhBelow is the full release from ISDH:INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced today that 170 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 645 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total. Seventeen Hoosiers have died.A total of 4,651 tests have been reported to ISDH to date, up from 3,356 on Wednesday.Marion County had the most new cases, at 67, while Hamilton, Johnson and Lake counties each had 12. The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at coronavirus.in.gov, which will be updated daily at 10 a.m. Cases are listed by county of residence. Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH.The dashboard also has been updated to remove one duplicate case from Marion County, remove one false positive from Hamilton County and move one Hamilton County case to Marion County based on updated county of residence information provided to ISDH.Additional updates on the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak may be provided later today. As more tests come back Indiana’s number of confirmed COVID cases rises again Twitter Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+last_img