October 22, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,880 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. Today’s numbers represent results from 36,552 specimens submitted, the highest number to date.

To date, a total of 155,246 Indiana residents are known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 3,831 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 42 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, 1,594,365 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,581,109 on Wednesday. A total of 2,611,265 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.

Marion
Grant County Fairgrounds
1403 IN-18

Bedford
First Assembly of God
2601 27th St.

Rockport
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.