Newly confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Indiana and Illinois; 1,629 in Indiana and 4,245 in Illinois


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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV)– The Indiana State Department of Health announced Sunday that 1,629 additional Hoosiers tested positive for COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. This brings the state’s total to 147,582 positive cases since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 3,704 Hoosiers have died from the virus, with an increase of 19 from the previous day. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days. 

To date, 2,512,174 tests have been administered, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

More Indiana COVID-19 information and a list of test sites can be found here.

In Illinois, the Illinois State Department of Public Health reported 4,245 new cases of coronavirus, including 27 additional deaths. The state health officials are now reporting a total of 344,048 cases and 9,214 deaths.

Within the past 24 hours, state laboratories have administered 79,296 new tests for a total of 6,775,553.

For more information on COVID-19 in Illinois, visit the Illinois State Department of Public Health website.

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