ISDH reports 862 more COVID-19 cases


The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced 862 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing to 21,870 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the new coronavirus following corrections to yesterday’s total.

As of Tuesday, about 41 percent of ICU beds and 79.4 percent of ventilators were available at hospitals throughout the state.

A total of 1,264 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 51 over the previous day. Another 113 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 for which 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, 120,496 tests have been reported to the ISDH, up from 115,834 on Tuesday.