Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health Thursday announced that 8,527 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 359,430 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Marshall County reported 93 new positive covid-19 tests totaling 3431 to date with 1 additional covid-19 death totaling 50. There was 148 new individuals tested with the 7-day positivity- all tests scoring 6.1% and the 7-day positivity- unique individuals scored 29.3 %.

A total of 5,748 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 60 from the previous day. Another 285 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, 2,252,864 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,232,102 on Wednesday. A total of 4,402,956 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The state Department of Health will offer free testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday at the following locations:

To find other testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.