6,654 COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Thursday that 6,654 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.

This breaks the record for the most amount of COVID-19 cases reported in a single day in Indiana. Previously, the highest day was Wednesday with 5,085.

That brings to 230,965 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 4,563, an increase of 51 from the previous day’s total.

A total of 3,370,098 COVID-19 tests have been administered in Indiana.

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

A total of 1,589 Jackson County residents have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 25 from Wednesday’s total. This makes the seven-day positivity rate of the county 10.8%.

This puts Jackson County at a 2, meaning an orange or heightened warning level for COVID-19 spread. An orange level county is classified between 10% to 14.9% with a red level being above 15%. A red level county is classified as a 3.

No new deaths were reported in the county, meaning total deaths remain at 28.

There have been 19,265 tests administered overall in Jackson County, an increase of 296 from Wednesday.