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State: 581 new cases, 38 deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) was reporting this morning 581 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours--100 more cases than reported on Tuesday--to bring total confirmed cases in the state to 29,272, up from 28,705, an increase of 2 percent.

ISDH was also reporting 38 additional deaths over the last 24 hours (57 additional deaths on Tuesday), to bring the total in the state so far to 1,716, up from 1,678 on Tuesday, an increase of 2.3 percent.

The number of probable COVID-19 deaths to date: 148. Probable 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. Total confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths Indiana: 1,864 (1,824).

Nursing home cases and deaths to date: 3,625 cases and 732 deaths (unchanged from Tuesday). Number of nursing home facilities in the state with at least one case of COVID-19: 212 (197 on Friday). Number with at least one death: 129.

195,738 tests have been reported to date to ISDH, up from 189,330 on Tuesday, an increase of 3.4 percent over the last 24 hours, with a positive rate of 15 percent. Tests are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and private laboratories.

Tests in Porter County: 3,372 (3,251 on Tuesday). In Lake County: 18,251 (17,421). In LaPorte County: 2,895 (2,783).

 

 

Posted 5/20/2020

 
 
 
 

 

 

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