Statewide COVID-19 case total rises to 196,176


The Indiana State Department of Health announced Thursday that 4,462 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 196,176 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 4,269, an increase of 45 from the previous day’s total.

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

A total of 1,391 Jackson County residents have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 23 from Tuesday’s total. This makes the seven-day positivity rate of the county 8.2%.

Two new deaths were reported in the county. Those deaths, which occurred Wednesday, raise the county’s total to 22.

There have been 17,741 tests administered overall in Jackson County, an increase of 210 from Tuesday.

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