Number of COVID-19 cases in Jackson County slightly increases

According to numbers released today by the Indiana State Department of Health, Jackson County now has 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of four from the previous day.

Statewide, 440 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 8,955 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus.

A total of 436 Hoosiers have died to date, up 49 from Tuesday. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

Jackson County still has yet to report a death related to the virus.

To date, 48,396 tests have been reported to ISDH, up 2,379 from Tuesday. A total of 306 residents of Jackson County have been reported as tested. That’s an increase of 12 from Tuesday.

Find this information included in a story in Thursday’s Tribune.