The Indiana State
Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 523 new cases of
COVID-19 over the last 24 hours (281 new cases on Wednesday), to bring total
cases so far to 43,655, up from 43,140 on Wednesday.
ISDH was also
reporting today an additional nine deaths over the last 24 hours (an
additional nine deaths on Wednesday), to bring total deaths so far to 2,589,
up from 2,580 on Wednesday.
Nursing home cases
and deaths to date: 5,147 cases and 1,140 deaths (unchanged from Wednesday).
Marion County has
the most reported cases, 11,042 (10,996 on Wednesday); and the most deaths,
675 (673). Lake County has reported 4,596 cases (4,525) and 238 deaths
(238), the second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County
has reported 502 cases and 25 deaths (494 and 25).
The total COVID-19
death count includes both confirmed and presumptive deaths to date.
Presumptive deaths are those for which x-ray, scans, and clinical symptoms
all point to COVID-19 but for which no positive test is on record. A total
of 192 presumptive deaths was reported today, unchanged from Wednesday.