INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 442 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 36,997 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.
A total of 2,110 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 32 over the previous day. Another 182 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 are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.
Bartholomew County is reporting 532 positive cases and 40 deaths.
The Bartholomew County Health Department said 5,845 tests have been administered in the county with the 532 positives and 4,444 negative tests. There are 1,035 tests results pending, according to the health department.
The number of positives of Bartholomew County residents may include testing that was
conducted out of county. Conversely, the number of total tests may also include submissions for non- Bartholomew County residents. The counts listed for positives and deaths is only for Bartholomew County residents.
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Surrounding counties are reporting:
- Jackson County: 401 positive cases, two deaths.
- Brown County: 34 positive cases, one death.
- Decatur County: 231 positive cases, 32 deaths.
- Shelby County: 397 positive cases, 22 deaths.
- Johnson County: 1,129 positive cases, 114 deaths.
- Jennings County: 132 positive cases, four deaths.
To date, 297,530 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 291,638 on Friday.
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.
Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remain steady. As of today, more than 37 percent of ICU beds and nearly 83 percent of ventilators are available.
ISDH is hosting a free walk-up testing site today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or while supplies last, in the parking lot at Capitol Avenue and Ohio Street in downtown Indianapolis. To find other 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.