COVID-19 in Indiana: State tops 60,000 cases with second day of record numbers

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) — For the second day in a row, the Indiana State Department of Health reported record numbers of new coronavirus cases as the state total surged past 60,000.

A total of 1,011 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Locally, 12 new cases were reported in Daviess County overnight, while Vigo County saw five additional cases. New cases were also reported in Clay (4), Knox (2) and Greene (1) counties.

To date, 60,598 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

A total of 2,687 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of four over the previous day.

Another 197 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. 

A total of 678,749 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 666,283 on Thursday. The preliminary positivity rate for Thursday test results was 6.4%.

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

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