COVID-19 in Indiana: 5 new deaths in Vigo County; State reports record number of new cases

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday reported 6,654 new cases of coronavirus, shattering the previous day’s record.

In Vigo County, another 131 cases and five additional deaths were reported Thursday. One new death each was also reported in Daviess and Clay counties.

A total of 4,563 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 51 from the previous day. Another 250 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 the state and occurred over multiple days.         

To date, 1,876,317 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,853,700 on Wednesday. A total of 3,370,098 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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