Confirmed cases of COVID-19 grow to 118 in Jackson County

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Monday that 963 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 15,961 the total number of Hoosiers known to have the novel coronavirus. The number of confirmed cases in Jackson County has grown to 118. 

A total of 844 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died of COVID-19, but Jackson County still did not have a confirmed death as of Monday’s report.

Another 88 probable deaths have been reported. Probable deaths are those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days. 

To date, 84,476 tests have been reported to the state, up from 81,708 on Sunday. A total of 495 Jackson County residents have been tested.

A list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at 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 is updated at noon each day.