IN reports 1,232 COVID-19 cases, more deaths

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) – The Indiana State Department of Health reported more than 200 additional cases of coronavirus Saturday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 1,232.

Seven more deaths were announced, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state to 31.

Each morning the state updates the number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana. As of now there are 1,232 cases in Indiana. Below is an excerpt from the state health department news release from Saturday:

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 290 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 1,232 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total. Thirty-one Hoosiers have died.

To date, 8,407 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 6,936 on Friday.

Friday evening local health officials announced a fourth case of the virus in Vigo County. That person died. The total number of active cases in Vigo County is three.

Health officials in Vermillion County also announced the first confirmed case in that county on Friday.

According to the state, Marion County had the most new cases of the virus. A link to the state’s tracking map of COVID-19 cases can be found HERE.

Illinois coronavirus numbers are typically updated each afternoon. For the most recent numbers in that state, click HERE.

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