New COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Vanderburgh and Daviess counties by the Indiana State Department of Health.
ISDH said Tuesday that one new COVID-19 death had occurred in each of those counties.
Statewide, 67 new COVID-19 deaths were reported Tuesday, including the new deaths reported in our local counties.
Now, ISDH says 11,526 total Hoosiers have died from COVID-19 to date.
According to the state health department, 1,225 new positive cases of COVID-19 were also identified throughout Indiana on Tuesday. That brought the number of Hoosiers now known to have contracted COVID-19 to date to 641,874 total.
In southwest Indiana, minuscule numbers of new positive COVID-19 cases were reported in most counties Tuesday. The only county showing a double-digit increase of new positive cases Tuesday was Vanderburgh County, where 41 new positive COVID-19 cases were reported.