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568 more C19 cases statewide, 300 total deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 568 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 6,907, up from 6,351 on Thursday.

The 568 new cases represent an increase of 9 percent over the last 24 hours.

A total of 300 Hoosiers have died to date, up from 245 on Thursday, an increase of 22 percent over the last 24 hours. Deaths are reported based on when the data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

The 55 deaths were the largest number the Indiana State Department of Health has reported to date in its daily pandemic updates, followed by 42 deaths the state agency reported Thursday.

Meanwhile, 35,040 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 32,133 on Thursday. Tests are being conducted by IDSH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and private laboratories.

Marion County had the most new cases, with 202. Other counties with 10 or more new cases were Lake (53), Allen (14), Decatur (10), Hamilton (35), Hendricks (28), Johnson (23), Madison (57), Monroe (10), and St. Joseph (15). The Lake County totals include results from East Chicago and Gary, which have their own health departments.

The complete list of county cases is included in the COVID-19 dashboard at



Posted 4/10/2020




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