Hoosier confirmed cases are growing in number, counties
According to the Indiana State Department of Health Saturday, there were 47 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported.
That numbers brings to 126 the total number of Hoosiers diagnosed through State Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.
Four Hoosiers have died. The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) confirmed the death Saturday. The patient is a Delaware County adult over age 60 who had been hospitalized. No additional information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws. The death was first announced by the Delaware County Health Department.
In total, 833 Hoosiers have been tested, including 279 who were tested in the last 24 hours.
The new cases involve residents of Allen (3), Clark (3), Delaware (1), Elkhart (1), Greene (1), Hamilton (5), Hancock (1), Harrison (1), Hendricks (2), Howard (1), Johnson (2), Lake (1), LaPorte (1), Marion (22), Scott (1) and Vigo (1) counties.
A total of 34 counties out of Indiana’s 92 now have confirmed cases. That includes: Adams, Allen, Bartholomew, Boone, Clark, Delaware, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Howard, Jennings, Johnson, Lake, LaPorte, Madison, Marion, Miami, Noble, Owen, Scott, Shelby, St. Joseph, Tippecanoe, Vanderburgh, Vigo, Wayne and Wells.
The list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at https://www.in.gov/coronavirus/, which will be updated daily at 10 a.m.
Cases are listed by county of residence. Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH.
The dashboard also has been updated to reflect changes in residence for two Hoosiers who were confirmed positive earlier this week. One is a resident of Miami County, not Howard County, and the second is a resident of Johnson County, not Marion County.