December 12, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 13, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 7,542 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 419,536 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 6,458 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 85 from the previous day. Another 300 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, 2,406,388 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,387,500 on Friday. A total of 4,879,677 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26