The Journal Gazette
Thursday, October 08, 2020 12:02 pm

Indiana: 1,488 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more deaths Thursday

The Journal Gazette

Health officials today announced that 1,488 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 129,677 the total number of Indiana residents known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 3,515 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 16 from the previous day following corrections to the dashboard, the Indiana State Department of Health said in a statement. It said another 227 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

To date, 1,451,391 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,440,917 Wednesday, the statement said. It said a total of 2,246,099 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state since Feb. 26.

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


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