Indiana confirmed COVID-19 cases now tops 15,000

first_img Facebook WhatsApp By Jon Zimney – April 26, 2020 0 284 Previous articleGovernor Whitmer defends stay-at-home extension as 41 new deaths reportedNext articleMan guilty of threatening, sending dead rat to ex-wife Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Twitter This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML) The Indiana State Department of Health announced on Sunday, April 26, that 634 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories. That brings to 15,012 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.A total of 813 Hoosiers have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19. Another 88 probable deaths have been reported. Probable deaths are those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but for which no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.To date, 81,708 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 79,774 on Saturday.St. Joseph County reported 576 cases with 14 deaths. Elkhart County reported 245 cases with 4 deaths.Cass County had the most new cases, at 273. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Allen (14), Elkhart (11), Hendricks (31), Howard (34), LaPorte (32), Lake (19), Marion (72), Miami (23) and St. Joseph (26). The Lake County totals include results from East Chicago and Gary, which have their own health departments.The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at www.coronavirus.in.gov. Indiana confirmed COVID-19 cases now tops 15,000 Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Twitter CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Google+ Google+ Pinterestlast_img

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