On Tuesday, Oct. 20, there were 48 new COVID-19 deaths reported throughout the Hoosier State by the Indiana State Department of Health.
10 of those new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Vanderburgh County, which brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the county so far to 60.
According to Joe Griess of the Vanderburgh County Health Department, the 10 new deaths took place from Oct. 16 - Oct. 19, consisting of six men and four women, with the oldest being 92-years-old, and the youngest being 56.
Warrick County also reported one new COVID-19 death on Tuesday, which brought the total number of COVID-19 deaths there to 64.
There was also one new COVID-19 death reported in each Pike, Posey, Daviess, and Dubois counties.
Following Tuesday's update:
- The total number of COVID-19 deaths in Dubois County is now 25.
- In Posey County, the total number of COVID-19 deaths has reached six.
- In Pike County, there's now a total of 13 COVID-19 deaths so far.
- Daviess County now has a total of 33 COVID-19 deaths.
According to ISDH, the total number of Indiana residents now confirmed to have died from COVID-19 is 3,775.
With another 1,551 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported throughout the state on Tuesday, the total number of Indiana residents known to have contracted COVID-19 to date is now 150,664.
Currently, ISDH says that 1,425 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized throughout the state.
For more information on COVID-19 in Indiana, you can view the ISDH dashboard, which is updated daily.