State reaches single-day record for COVID-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Thursday that a single-day record of 3,649 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 172,730 the total number of Indiana residents known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

There have been 33 additional deaths from COVID-19 in Indiana since Oct. 23. This brings the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Indiana to 4,024.

The results are as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. The ISDH’s novel coronarvirus dashboard is updated at noon daily.

A total of 1,254 Jackson County residents have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 21 from Wednesday’s total. This makes the seven-day positivity rate of the county 10.2%.

One new death was reported in the county, bringing the total deaths up to 20. 

There have been 16,438 tests administered overall in Jackson County, an increase of 289 from Wednesday.