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Statewide: 431 new cases of COVID 19 and 61 new deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health was reporting this morning 431 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 12,097, up from 11,686 on Monday.

The 431 new cases represent an increase of nearly 4 percent over the last 24 hours.

ISDH also reported 61 additional deaths since Monday, for a total of 630, up from 569 on Monday, an increase of 11 percent over the last 24 hours. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

Meanwhile, 67,264 tests have been reported to date to ISDH, up from 64,639 on Monday, with with a positive rate of 18 percent. Tests are being conducted by ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and private laboratories.

Tests in Marion County: 19,705 (19,206 on Monday). In Porter County: 1,304 (1,279). In Lake County: 5,791 (5,639). In LaPorte County: 914 (888).

Marion County has the most reported cases, 4,176 (4,052 on Monday); and the most deaths, 206 (192). Lake County has reported 1,182 cases (1,182) and 54 deaths (47), the second highest in the state in both categories. LaPorte County has reported 140 cases and five deaths, unchanged from Monday.

Other COVID-19 information:

--Current available ICU bed capacity of the 2,960 in the state: 47.4 percent; 22.5 percent in use for COVID-19; 30.1 percent in use for non-COVID-19.

--Age distribution: 50-59, 19.5 percent; 40-49, 17 percent; 60-69, 16 percent; 30-39, 13.8 percent; 20-29, 10.8 percent; 80+, 10.5 percent; 70-79, 10.3 percent; 0-19, 2 percent.

--Gender: female, 54.5 percent; male, 44.1 percent.

--By race: white, 49.7 percent (85.1 percent of state's population); black, 17.1 percent (9.8 percent of population); other, 13 percent (2.6 of population); Asian, 0.8 percent (2.5 percent of population); and unknown, 19.3 percent.

 

Posted 4/21/2020

 
 
 
 

 

 

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