December 9, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 9, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

๐ŸŸ  Cass: 3463 (45 new cases); 34 deaths, 12.8% positivity
๐Ÿ”ด Carroll: 935 (27 new cases); 13 deaths, 16.8% positivity
๐ŸŸ  Fulton: 1076 (15 new cases); 21 deaths, 10.4% positivity
๐Ÿ”ด Pulaski: 584 (14 new cases); 24 deaths (1 new), 15.5% positivity
๐Ÿ”ด Miami: 2135 (42 new cases); 21 deaths, 18.5% positivity
๐ŸŸ  Howard: 4842 (144 new cases); 86 deaths (2 new), 10.2% positivity (Commissioners have elevated Howard County to red)
๐Ÿ”ด White: 1723 (24 new cases); 24 deaths, 18.1% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2180 total capacity)
20.8% available
43.5% in use โ€“ COVID
35.6% in use โ€“ Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
18.3% available
53.5% in use โ€“ COVID
28.2% in use โ€“ Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2803 total capacity)
69.4% available
14.8% in use โ€“ COVID
15.8% in use โ€“ Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
50% available
38.3% in use โ€“ COVID
11.7% in use โ€“ Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census โ€“ 12/8
Total COVID-19 patients โ€“ 3244 statewide; 162 in District 4

INDIANAPOLIS โ€” The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,853 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 398,417 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous dayโ€™s dashboard.

A total of 6,207 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 98 from the previous day. Another 299 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, 2,352,854 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,338,308 on Tuesday. A total of 4,706,966 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:

Jackson County
Jackson County Testing
207 N. Pine St. Seymour, IN

Morgan County
Morgan County Testing
1749 Hospital Dr. Martinsville, IN

Wabash County
Friends Church
3563 S. IN-13 Wabash, IN

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