The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6,558 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 464,354 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
On Sunday Marshall County reported 24 new positive cases of the coronavirus bringing the total since the beginning to 4,215 positive cases. There were also 3 new deaths to report bring the total to 65. 49 new tests were given and the 7-day positivity rate for all tests was 8.4% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is 30.2%.
A total of 7,070 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 53 from the previous day. Another 334 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, 2,523,679 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,505,094 on Saturday. A total of 5,260,527 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 COVID-19 testing on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Knox Community Center, 55 E. Lake Street from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
To find other testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.