Indiana Reports 394 New Positive COVID-19 Cases, 12 New Deaths

On Tuesday, 394 more Indiana residents were confirmed to have tested positive for COVD-19, with an additional 12 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Posted: Sep 8, 2020 12:23 PM
Updated: Sep 8, 2020 1:43 PM

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed that 394 more Indiana residents had tested positive for COVID-19.

Now, 100,780 total Indiana residents are confirmed to have contracted the virus to date, since the state health department recorded the first positive case of COVID-19 in the state on March 6, 2020. The Hoosier State surpassed 100,000 total positive cases of COVID-19 with Monday's report from ISDH.

The state health department on Tuesday also confirmed 12 additional deaths throughout the Hoosier State, with most of the deaths occurring in Indiana's northern regions. 3,156 total Indiana residents are now confirmed to have died from COVID-19 since the first death from the virus was confirmed in the state on March 16.

4,635 new COVID-19 tests were recorded on Tuesday, bringing the total number of Indiana residents tested for the novel coronavirus to 1,150,863. Of all Indiana residents tested for COVID-19, 8.75% of them have tested positive.

Throughout Indiana's hospitals, 43.4% of ICU beds and 82.3% of ventilators were available as of Tuesday according to ISDH.

Local COVID-19 Update:

No new COVID-19 deaths were reported locally on Tuesday.

ISDH is however reporting new positive COVID-19 cases in all local Indiana counties, besides Pike and Perry counties, where no new positive COVID-19 cases were reported.

Local COVID-19 Case Increases:

On Sept. 8, a new COVID-19 testing site in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, began operating.

Individuals exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 are urged to get tested for COVID-19. There are many free COVID-19 testing sites around the state of Indiana.

More information on COVID-19 in Indiana can be found on the Indiana State Department of Health's COVID-19 Dashboard, which is updated daily.



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