The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday said that 755 more Hoosiers had tested positive for COVID-19. The positive results come from 8,690 new individuals tested.
Multiple new testing facilities have been onboarded into ISDH's electronic reporting system, which for Monday, resulted in the addition of 818 tested individuals, though the results of all those tests were negative.
Since ISDH began tracking COVID-19 in Indiana, with the first positive case of the virus in the state being confirmed on March 6, a total of 106,540 Indiana residents have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
So far, 1,247,293 total Indiana residents have been tested for COVID-19. Out of all individuals tested for the virus, 8.54% have tested positive.
Two new COVID-19 deaths were also reported in the state of Indiana on Monday, bringing the total number of Hoosiers confirmed to have died from COVID-19 to date to 3,215.
As of Monday, ISDH listed 41.6% of ICU beds and 80.8% of ventilators as available throughout Indiana's hospitals.
Local COVID-19 Update
Although the state health department's database doesn't show any new COVID-19 deaths locally, the Daviess County Health Department in Washington, Indiana, reported two new COVID-19 deaths within Daviess County on Monday. DCHD now lists 27 total COVID-19 deaths within the county.
ISDH is reporting new positive cases of COVID-19 within nearly every Indiana Tri-State county.
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.
Free COVID-19 testing is also available in downtown Evansville at the CK Newsome Center, where operations have been extended through the month of October.
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.