ISDH reports more than 1,000 total coronavirus deaths


The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced 669 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the total number of Indiana residents known to have the new coronavirus to 17,835.

A total of 1,007 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 43 from the previous day. Another 107 probable deaths have been reported. Probable deaths are those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms, but no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data is received by the ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 94,998 tests have been reported to the ISDH, up from 91,550 on Wednesday, April 29.