1,110 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Indiana; Knox Co. Reports New Death

Thursday's COVID-19 update from the state health department shows 1,110 new positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed throughout the state, in addition to a new COVID-19 death locally, in Knox County.

Posted: Sep 3, 2020 11:20 AM
Updated: Sep 3, 2020 11:23 AM

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on Thursday, Sept. 3, confirmed 1,110 more Indiana residents had tested positive for COVID-19.

Since the state health department first began tracking the novel coronavirus in the Hoosier State, with the first positive case of COVID-19 being recorded on March 6, a total of 96,854 Indiana residents have tested positive for the virus so far.

While only four new COVID-19 deaths were reported throughout Indiana on Thursday, one of those four deaths was reported locally, in Knox County.

A total of 3,110 Indiana residents have died from COVID-19 so far. The first COVID-19 death in Indiana was recorded by the state health department on March 15.

So far, 1,103,038 total Indiana residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 10,615 new individual tests being reported on Thursday. Out of all of the Indiana residents who have been tested for the virus, 8.78% of them have tested positive.

As of Thursday, 39% of ICU beds and 82.4% of ventilators were available statewide in Indiana's hospitals, according to ISDH.

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