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State virus death toll nears 400

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The Indiana State Department of Health was reporting this morning 313 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 8,527, up from 8,236 on Monday.

The 313 new cases represent an increase of 4 percent over the last 24 hours.

A total 387 Hoosiers has died to date, up from 350 on Monday, an increase of nearly 11 percent over the last 24 hours. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

Meanwhile, 46,539 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 44,539 on Monday. Tests are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and private laboratories.

Marion County has the most reported cases, with 3,063 (3,012 on Monday) and 141 deaths (123 on Monday). Lake County has reported 819 cases (796) and 31 deaths (26), the second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported 36 cases (34) and three deaths (three).

Other COVID-19 information:

--Current available ICU bed capacity of the 2,960 in state: 46.3 percent (44 percent on Monday); 24.7 percent in use for COVID-19 (25 percent); 29 percent in use for non-COVID-19 (31 percent).

--Current available ventilators of the 2,872 in state: 74.5 percent (73 percent on Monday); 14.9 percent in use for COVID-19 (16 percent); 10.6 percent in use for non-COVID-19 (11 percent).

--Age distribution: 50-59, 19.2 percent (20.2 percent on Monday); 40-49, 17 percent (17 percent); 60-69, 16.8 percent (17 percent); 30-39, 13.6 percent (13.6 percent); 70-79, 10.8 percent (10.7 percent); 20-29, 10.6 percent (10.6 percent); 80+, 9.5 percent (9.2 percent); and 0-19, 1.7 percent (1.6 percent).

--Gender: female, 54.9 percent (54.8 percent on Monday); male, 44 percent (44 percent); unknown, 1.2 percent (1.2 percent).

--By race: white, 49.8 percent (50.1 percent on Monday, 85.1 percent of state's population); black, 17.7 percent (17.8 percent, 9.8 percent of population); other, 12.5 percent (12.1 percent, 2.1 of population); Asian, 0.8 percent (0.8 percent, 2.5 percent of population); unknown, 19.2 percent (19.2 percent).

 

 

 

Posted 4/14/2020

 
 
 
 

 

 

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