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HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS; MARSHALL COUNTY 23 NEW POSITIVES

October 16, 2020
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COVID 19 updateThe Indiana Department of Health today, Friday announced that 2,328 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. The total includes approximately 300 cases whose reporting was delayed due to a technical issue over the past few days.

To date, a total of 143,495 Indiana residents are known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

In Marshall County we have 23 new positive cases and no new deaths.  A total of 12,914 COVID-19 tests have been done including 137 new tests on Thursday.  The 7-day positivity rate is 2.5% and the 7-day unique individual positivity rate is 13.2%.

A total of 3,654 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 22 from the previous day. Another 233 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 1,532,949 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,521,402 on Thursday. A total of 2,451,285 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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