Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday that 2,548 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 592,709 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Marshall County reported 8 new individuals positive for Covid-19 bringing the total to 4949 to date with Covid-19 related deaths remaining at 84. There were 50 new individuals tested for Covid-19. The 7-Day Positivity for –All Tests scored 11.1 % with the 7-Day Positivity for Unique Individuals scored 17.4 %

A total of 8,966 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 30 from the previous day. Another 374 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, 2,839,505 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,831,352 on Sunday. A total of 6,462,786 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.