State posts COVID-19 statistics update

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Tuesday that 481 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.

That brings the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus to 28,705 following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 336 Jackson County residents have tested positive for the virus, an increase of four from Monday’s total.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remains steady. Nearly 41% of ICU beds and more than 80% of ventilators were available as of Tuesday.

A total of 1,678 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19, an increase of 57 from Monday. The death of one Jackson County resident has been listed as related to COVID-19.

To date, 189,330 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 183818 on Monday. This includes 1,478 Jackson County residents tested to date.

Per 10,000 residents, 334.2 Jackson County residents have been tested.

Also, there have been 76 positive cases per 10,000 residents, and the fatality rate is 0.2 per 10,000.