August 6, 2020: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 1,051 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 71,015 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

 

A total of 2,811 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of six over the previous day. Another 202 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

 

As of today, more than 32 percent of ICU beds and nearly 82 percent of ventilators are available across the state.

 

To date, 804,345 tests for unique individuals have been reported to ISDH, up from 792,225 on Wednesday.

 

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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