The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting a high number of new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday.
In its Wednesday report, ISDH identified 86 new COVID-19 deaths throughout the state. That brought the number of statewide deaths to date to 14,258 total.
According to ISDH's "Statewide Deaths by Day" graph, those 86 deaths occurred from Sept. 2 through Sept. 7.
Of the 86 new COVID-19 deaths reported statewide Wednesday, nine were identified in our area.
Here are the new COVID-19 cases and deaths reported locally Wednesday:
The new local COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday are included in the 2,952 new positive cases of the virus reported statewide by ISDH, which brought the number of Hoosiers known to have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began to 889,362 total.
Statewide COVID-19 Dashboard for Sept. 8 - ISDH
For additional information on COVID-19 in Indiana, visit the ISDH Dashboard.