The Indiana Department of Health Friday announced that 6,407 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 517,773 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
The COVID-19 Dashboard on New Years Day showed Marshall County with 52 new positive cases bringing the overall total to 4,519. There were no new deaths reported and our total remains at 77. 101 new tests were administered bringing the overall total to 20,305. The 7-day positivity rate of all testes is 15,0% while the 7-day positivity rate of unique individuals is 25.3%.
A total of 8,016 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 106 from the previous day. Another 355 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, 2,649,964 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,636,695 on Thursday. A total of 5,730,043 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.