State: 4,819 additional Hoosiers diagnosed with COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health said 4,819 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 505,017 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,812 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 109 from the previous day. Another 348 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, 2,622,879 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,613,675 on Tuesday. A total of 5,627,342 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

Bartholomew County reported 5,394 positive tests (up 50) with 84 deaths (no change) as of Wednesday.

Surrounding counties reported:

Jackson County: 3,708 positive cases (up 15) with 43 deaths (no change).

Jennings County: 1,679 positive cases (up four) with 30 deaths (up one).

Decatur County: 2,077 positive cases (up 11) with 72 deaths (no change).

Shelby County: 3,338 positive cases (up 49) with 72 deaths (no change).

Johnson County: 11,914 positive cases (up 194) with 235 deaths (up four).

Brown County: 728 positive cases (up six) with eight deaths (no change).

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