Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 6,199 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 552,594 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Marshall County reported 23 new individuals tested positive for Covid-19 bringing us to 4720 to date. There was an additional death added from Thursdays Indiana Department of Health update bringing it to 84 deaths. There were 74 individuals tested for Covid-19 with the 7-Day Positivity- All Tests scoring 25.1% and the 7-Day Positivity –Unique Individual scoring 44.6%.

A total of 8,521 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 69 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, 2,724,389 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,694,585 on Thursday. A total of 6,005,403 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.