Indiana now at more than 3,900 coronavirus cases, 116 deaths

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) – Indiana health officials announced 523 more positive cases of COVID-19 in the state Saturday morning, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 3,953.

According to state data, 14 additional people have died from the virus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 116.

Locally, Martin County was now listed as having one case, according to the state map tracking COVID-19 cases. Find that map HERE.

The state reported 19,800 tests for the new coronavirus have been reported as of Saturday morning.

In Saturday morning’s update Marion County had the most new cases, at 155.

“Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Bartholomew (22), Boone (12), Hamilton (41), Hancock (15), Hendricks (23), Johnson (16), Lake (70), Lawrence (14) and St. Joseph (17),” the state’s news release said.

Below is the full Saturday morning news release from the state:

INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 523 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 3,953 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total. 

A total of 116 Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days. 

To date, 19,800 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 17,835 on Friday. 

Marion County had the most new cases, at 155. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Bartholomew (22), Boone (12), Hamilton (41), Hancock (15), Hendricks (23), Johnson (16), Lake (70), Lawrence (14) and St. Joseph (17). The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at www.coronavirus.in.gov, which will be updated daily at 10 a.m. Cases are listed by county of residence. Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH. 

The dashboard also has been updated to make corrections based on updated information provided to ISDH and to expand data on testing by county.

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