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Indiana Confirms 871 New Positive Cases of COVID-19

871 more Indiana residents were confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, pushing the total number of Hoosiers known to have contracted the novel coronavirus to date past the 95,000 mark.

Posted: Sep 2, 2020 12:28 PM
Updated: Sep 2, 2020 4:21 PM

The Indiana State Department of Health's Wednesday, Sept. 2, update shows 871 new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout the state.

Wednesday's increase in new positive cases brought the total number of Indiana residents known to have tested positive for COVID-19 to date to 95,750.

ISDH also reported 13 new deaths throughout the state on Wednesday, which brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana to 3,106, since the first death was recorded in the state on March 15.

As of Wednesday, 1,092,596 total Indiana residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 9,085 new individual tests being reported by ISDH on that day. Out of all of the Indiana residents who have been tested for the virus, 8.76% of them have tested positive.

According to the state health department, 40.0% of ICU beds and 82.2% of ventilators were available in hospitals throughout Indiana as of Wednesday.

Locally, no new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Wednesday, though a handful of new positive cases were confirmed in our Tri-State counties.

Perry County was the only Indiana Tri-State county with no new positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed by ISDH on Wednesday.

More information on COVID-19 in Indiana can be found on the ISDH website, which is updated daily.


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