COVID-19 in Indiana: Case count continues to rise

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday announced that 793 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the state total to 51,079.

For the second day in a row, the state saw its highest single-day increase in cases since early May.

A total of 2,563 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 8 over the previous day.

Another 193 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 remain steady. As of Saturday, nearly 36 percent of ICU beds and nearly 84 percent of ventilators are available.

To date, 558,146 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 550,562 on Friday.

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

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