April 8, 2020 Update from Cass County Health Department & Indiana State Department of Health

The following numbers were provided by the Cass County Health Department as of Wednesday morning, April 8, 2020:

Cass County Covid-19 Testing Count:
Total Tests Completed (Cumulative): 451
Total Negative Results (Cumulative): 409
Total Positive Results (Cumulative): 22
**Total Positive Results for Cass County: 17**
Indeterminate: 1
Pending Results: 19
*17 of the 22 Positive results are Cass County Residents. The remaining 5 cases are residents that reside in surrounding counties that were tested in Cass County*

The Cass County Health Department confirmed the first coronavirus-related death in Cass County on the afternoon of April 8, 2020. More info here.


SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 439 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 5,943 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 203 Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 30,869 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 28,764 on Monday.

Marion County had the most new cases, at 151. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Bartholomew (11), Hamilton (29), Hancock (12), Hendricks (17), Johnson (19), Lake (43) and St. Joseph (13).  The Lake County totals include results from East Chicago and Gary, which have their own health departments.

The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at coronavirus.in.gov which will be updated daily at 10 a.m. Cases are listed by county of residence. Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH.

The dashboard also has been updated to make corrections based on updated information provided to ISDH.