COVID-19 cases grow to 46 in Jackson County

The Indiana State Department of Health today announced 439 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.

That brings to 5,943 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 203 Hoosiers have died to date with 88.6% of those deaths involving people older than 60. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

There have not been any deaths from the virus reported in Jackson County. The numbers of confirmed cases here grew to 46, and 171 county residents have been tested.

Jennings County has 42 confirmed COVID-19 cases and no deaths, while Bartholomew County has 66 confirmed cases and four deaths. Other nearby counties, their cases and deaths are Brown 9, 1; Lawrence 55, 4; Monroe 60, 0; Scott 11, 2; and Washington, 21, 0.

To date, 30,869 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 28,764 on Monday.

Marion County had the most new cases at 151. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Bartholomew (11), Hamilton (29), Hancock (12), Hendricks (17), Johnson (19), Lake (43) and St. Joseph (13). The Lake County totals include results from East Chicago and Gary, which have their own health departments.

The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at, 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 make corrections based on updated information provided to ISDH.

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