Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health announced Thursday that 7,344 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 546,499 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Marshall County reported 51 new individuals tested positive for Covid-19 with 502 new individuals being tested. There was 1 additional death reported for Marshall County bringing the total to 83. The 7- Day Positivity – All Tests scored 25.3 % with the 7- Day –Unique Individual scoring 44.9 %.

A total of 8,452 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 81 from the previous day. Another 371 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, 2,710,638 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,694,585 on Wednesday. A total of 5,950,922 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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