Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Indiana; state total reaches 12,097

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INDIANAPOLIS — Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Indiana, with 431 additional cases reported Tuesday by the Indiana State Department of Health.

According to the ISDH, fewer reported cases and tests may have been due to a technology issue, and should not be interpreted as a decline in new infections.

To date, 12,097 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Sixty one additional deaths, including two in Daviess County, were included in Tuesday’s report, bringing the state’s death toll to 630.

The Clay County Health Department also announced the county’s first COVID-19 related death; however, it is not yet reflected in the state total. According to the health department, the patient died at the hospital Monday.

According to state and county health officials, as of Tuesday, area totals were:

  • Clay – 18 current, 1 death
  • Daviess – 33 current, 5 deaths
  • Greene – 40 current, 4 deaths
  • Knox – 6 current, 12 recoveries
  • Martin – 6 current
  • Parke – 9 current
  • Sullivan – 10 current
  • Vermillion – 6 current
  • Vigo – 55 current, 5 deaths

The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at coronavirus.in.gov. 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 will be updated at noon each day.

To date, 67,264 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 64,649 on Monday.

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