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COVID-19 update from Indiana State Dept. of Health

Contributed By:The 411 News

Indiana reports 69,975 diagnosed coronavirus cases

Indpls. — As of August 4, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 69,975 cases of the coronavirus have been diagnosed through ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and private laboratories. 2,805 Hoosiers have died.

A total of 792,225 individual tests have been reported to ISDH to date.

A total of 7,222 positive cases have been reported in Lake County with 273 deaths. Marion County has the highest case count, at 15,752 with 724 deaths. Indianapolis, in Marion County, accounts for most of the cases.

COVID-19 updates for Lake County Long-term Care Facilities are reported as of July 21.

Lake County Long-term Care Facility Staff Cases are 204

Lake County Long-term Care Facility Resident Cases are 439

Lake County Long-term Care Facility Deaths are 119

As of July 28, the Gary Health Department reported 1,047 positive cases with 63 deaths.

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.

Additional updates on the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak may be provided later today.

More information may be found at the ISDH website at in.gov/coronavirus/ and the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Story Posted:08/05/2020

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