Another single-day state record for COVID-19 cases


The Indiana State Department of Health announced Wednesday that 3,756 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 191,764 the total number of Indiana residents known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

Indiana’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 4,224, an increase of 25 from the previous day’s total.

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

A total of 1,368 Jackson County residents have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 19 from Monday’s total. This makes the seven-day positivity rate of the county 8.7%.

No new deaths were reported in the county, meaning total deaths remain at 20.

There have been 17,530 tests administered overall in Jackson County, an increase of 196 from Monday.

As of Tuesday, Jackson County is at a rating of 2.0, down from 2.5, keeping the county at an orange or heightened warning level for COVID-19 spread.

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