December 25, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 26, 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 5,563 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 488,180 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,431 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 40 from the previous day. Another 339 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, 2,586,165 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,572,545 on Thursday. A total of 5,484,835 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 COVID-19 testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the following locations:

Knox Community Center
55 E. Lake St.
Knox, IN

Washington County Fairgrounds
118 N. Fair St.
Salem, IN

Westport Community Building
205 W. Main St.
Westport, IN

Whitley County 4-H Center
680 W. Squawbuck Road
Columbia City, IN

To find other testing sites around the state, visit

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,563 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 488,180 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,431 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 40 from the previous day. Another 339 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, 2,586,165 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,572,545 on Thursday. A total of 5,484,835 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 COVID-19 testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the following locations:

Knox Community Center
55 E. Lake St.
Knox, IN

Washington County Fairgrounds
118 N. Fair St.
Salem, IN

Westport Community Building
205 W. Main St.
Westport, IN

Whitley County 4-H Center
680 W. Squawbuck Road
Columbia City, IN

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

and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.