The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 646 new COVID-19
cases over the last 24 hours (370 new cases on Wednesday), to bring total
confirmed cases in the state to 33,068, up from 32,437 on Wednesday, an
increase of 2.0 percent.
ISDH was also
reporting 37 additional deaths over the last 24 hours (21 additional deaths
on Wednesday), to bring the total in the state so far to 1,907, up from
1,871 on Wednesday, an increase of 2.0 percent.
The number of
probable COVID-19 deaths to date: 161 (159 on Wednesday). Probable deaths
are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms all point to
COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. Total confirmed and
probable COVID-19 deaths in Indiana: 2,068.
Nursing home cases
and deaths to date: 4,086 cases and 876 deaths (unchanged from Wednesday).
Number of nursing home facilities in the state with at least one case of
COVID-19: 224. Number of nursing homes in the state with at least one
COVID-19 death: 142.
242,287 tests have
been reported to date to ISDH, up from 235,333 on Wednesday, an increase of
3 percent over the last 24 hours, with a positive rate of 13.6 percent.
Tests are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, and private laboratories.
Tests in Porter
County: 4,394 (4,293 on Wednesday). In Lake County: 22,322 (21,474). In
LaPorte County: 3,746 (3,653).
Marion County has
the most reported cases, 9,524 (9,371); and the most deaths, 558 (546). Lake
County has reported 3,494 cases (3,347) and 175 deaths (170), the second
highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported 420
cases and 22 deaths (415 and 22).