COVID-19 in Indiana: Health officials report 523 new cases, 9 additional deaths

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday announced that 523 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the state total to 43,655.

A total of 2,394 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 9 over the previous day.

Another 192 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 ISDH and occurred over multiple days. 

According to the ISDH, intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remains steady. As of Thursday, nearly 36 percent of ICU beds and nearly 83 percent of ventilators are available.

To date, 444,252 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 431,883 on Wednesday.

Any Hoosier seeking COVID-testing can obtain it through one of the state-sponsored OptumServe sites, regardless of whether they are at high risk or have symptoms.

To find testing locations around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. More than 200 locations are available around the state.

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