State updates COVID-19 statistics


The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday announced 541 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 21,033 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

The number of Jackson County residents to test positive has increased to 183, up 17 from Monday’s total.

While the number of cases has increased, intensive care unit and ventilator capacities remain steady. As of Tuesday, about 44% of ICU beds and 80% of ventilators were available at hospitals throughout the state.

A total of 1,213 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 62 over the previous day. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

Jackson County has reported one death from the virus.

To date, 115,834 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 113,297 on Monday.

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