COVID-19 in Indiana: Vigo County death toll surpasses 100

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) — The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday reported 5,518 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 344,373.

A total of 5,598 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 142 from the previous day. Eleven deaths were reported out of Vigo County, bringing the county COVID-19 death toll to 103. Additional deaths were also reported in Vermillion (2), Sullivan (1), Knox (1) and Clay (1) counties.

Another 266 probable deaths have been reported statewide 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, 2,217,258 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,204,581 on Monday. A total of 4,295,987 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The state Department of Health will offer free testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at the Sullivan County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1301 E. County Rd. 75 N in Sullivan.

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

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