COVID 19 updateThe Indiana Department of Health today announced that 8,451 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 244,887 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 4,638 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 25 from the previous day. Another 250 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.

In Marshall County there were 131 new positive cases bringing out total to 2393.  No new deaths were reported.  The current number of deaths attributed to Coronavirus is 34.  204 new tests were conducted.  The 7-day positivity of all tests was 6% and the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is 32.2%.

To date, 1,917,951 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,893,070 on Friday. A total of 3,482,745 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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