The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 1,382 new COVID-19
cases over the last 72 hours, to bring total confirmed cases in the state to
34,830, up from 33,558 on Friday, an increase of 4.1 percent.
ISDH reported 693
new cases on Saturday; 397 on Sunday; and 292 today.
ISDH was also
reporting 31 additional deaths over the last 72 hours, to bring the total in
the state so far to 1,976, up from 1,946 on Friday, an increase of 1.6
ISDH reported 13
additional deaths on Saturday; nine on Sunday; and nine today.
The number of
probable COVID-19 deaths to date: 166 (164 on Friday).
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: 2,142.
Nursing home cases
and deaths to date: 4,357 cases and 945 deaths (4,086 cases and 876 deaths
on Friday). Number of nursing home facilities in the state with at least one
case of COVID-19: 243 (224). Number of nursing homes in the state with at
least one COVID-19 death: 150 (142).
265,896 tests have
been reported to date to ISDH, up from 248,713 on Friday, an increase of 6.9
percent over the last 72 hours, with a positive rate of 13.1 percent. Tests
are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
and private laboratories.
Tests in Porter
County: 4,832 (4,543). In Lake County: 24,066 (22,651). In LaPorte County:
If positive rates
are an indication of the extent of COVID-19 testing in a county, then Porter
County’s 11.2 percent positive rate compares favorably to Lake’s (15.1
percent) and the state’s (13.1 percent) but is higher than LaPorte’s (10.4
Marion County has
the most reported cases, 9,900 (9,616); and the most deaths, 581 (571). Lake
County has reported 3,639 cases (3,538) and 190 deaths (185), the second
highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported 438
cases and 24 deaths (424 and 23).