State: 1,076 additional Hoosiers diagnosed with COVID-19

The exterior of the FairOaks Mall in Columbus, Ind., pictured Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. A JC Penney store used to occupy the part of the building in the foreground. The vacant Penney store is the public testing site for COVID-19 testing in Columbus. Mike Wolanin | The Republic Mike Wolanin | The Republic

Staff Reports

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health said 1,076 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 104,561 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 3,213 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 17 from the previous day. Another 224 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 the state and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 1,206,980 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,183,104 on Friday. A total of 1,666,889 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

Bartholomew County reported 1,115 positive tests (up seven) with 56 deaths (no change) on Saturday

Surrounding counties reported:

Jackson County: 721 positive cases (up two) with nine deaths (no change).

Jennings County: 301 positive cases (up four) with 12 deaths (no change).

Decatur County: 440 positive cases (up two) with 38 deaths (no change).

Shelby County: 642 positive cases (no changes) with 29 deaths (no change).

Johnson County: 2,136 positive cases (up six) with 122 deaths (no change).

Brown County: 91 positive cases (corrected total positive cases down one) with three deaths (no change).

To find testing sites around the state, including a site at the FairOaks Mall in Columbus, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.