Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health  announced Monday that 2,494 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 496,306 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Marshall County reported 5 new individuals tested positive for Covid-19 bring the total to 4835. The one additional death was reported in Marshall County bringing our total to 73 deaths.   Only 8 new individuals were tested for Covid-19 bring the total to 20,063. The 7-day positivity rate of all tests is 10.7% and the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals was 25.3%.

A total of 7,539 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 43 from the previous day. Another 347 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, 2,605,669 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,600,211 on Sunday. A total of 5,553,545 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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