ISDH reports 606 new COVID-19 cases


The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced 606 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19,bringing to 23,732 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the new coronavirus following corrections to yesterday’s total.

More than 40 percent of ICU beds and 81 percent of ventilators were available as of Saturday.

A total of 1,362 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, an increase of 34 over the previous day. Another 128 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 is received by the ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 135,686 tests have been reported to the ISDH, up from 130,128 on Friday.