The Journal Gazette
Friday, October 16, 2020 11:56 am

Indiana: 2,328 new COVID-19 cases, 22 more deaths reported Friday

The Journal Gazette

Health officials today announced that 2,328 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, including approximately 300 cases whose reporting was delayed because of a technical issue during the last few days.

The total was the largest in one day since the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

To date, a total of 143,495 Indiana residents are known to have had COVID-19 following corrections to the previous day's dashboard, the Indiana State Department of Health said in a statement.

A total of 3,654 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 22 from the previous day, the statement said. It said another 233 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

To date, 1,532,949 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,521,402 Thursday. A total of 2,451,285 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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