On Friday, the Indiana State Department of Health said that 3,205 more Hoosiers had tested positive for COVID-19.
This comes as the second-highest number of new positive cases reported throughout the state in one day, and the second day in a row that the Hoosier State has reported over 3,000 new positive cases of the virus, with over 3,600 new cases reported on Thursday.
Locally, 79 new positive cases of the virus were reported in Vanderburgh County on Friday. One new COVID-19 death was also reported in the county. The total number of identified cases in Vanderburgh County is now 6,484 and the total number of deaths 73.
Dubois County had 32 new positive cases reported Friday, and in Perry County, 20 new positive cases of the virus were reported.
Both Warrick and Knox counties had 18 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported each, while in Gibson County, 14 new positive cases of the virus were reported.
Friday's report of 3,205 new positive cases of COVID-19 throughout Indiana brought the total number of COVID-19 cases identified in the state to date to 175,893.
Besides the new COVID-19 death reported in Vanderburgh County, no other new COVID-19 deaths were reported locally - though overall, 26 new COVID-19 deaths were reported throughout the Hoosier State.
So far, ISDH says that 4,050 COVID-19 deaths have occurred statewide.
For more information on COVID-19 in Indiana, you can visit the state health department's COVID-19 dashboard, which is updated with new information daily.