Oct. 23, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

Cass: 2255 (15 new cases); 22 deaths (0 new)
Carroll: 329 cases (4 new cases); 13 deaths (0 new)
Fulton: 365 (14 new cases); 3 deaths (0 new)
Pulaski: 156 (4 new cases); 2 deaths (1 new)
Miami: 630 (23 new cases); 5 deaths (0 new)
Howard: 1640 (16 new cases); 66 deaths (0 new)
White: 592 (7 new cases); 15 deaths (0 new)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,519 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. To date, a total of 157,713 Indiana residents are known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 3,858 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 27 from the previous day. Another 234 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.           

To date, 1,605,596 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,594,365 on Thursday. A total of 2,642,522 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The state Department of Health will offer free testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday at the following locations:

Crown Point
Lake County Health Department
2900 W. 93rd Ave.

Grant County Fairgrounds
1403 IN-18

First Assembly of God
2601 27th St.

Lincolnland Economic Development Corp.
2792 N US-231

To find other testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.