Coronavirus cases rise above 200 in Indiana

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The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Indiana continues to increase.

As of Sunday morning, March 22, the Indiana State Department of Health reported the number of positive COVID-19 cases is at 201, which is 75 more than reported on Saturday.

The number of tested residents went up 661 in one day to 1,494.  The number of COVID-19 related deaths remains at 4 for the state.

The county with the highest amount of cases in the state is still Marion County with 82 cases, which is up 36 cases from Saturday’s total of 46.  Hamilton County is second highest with 18 cases, up from 10 cases reported on Saturday.

As of Sunday, St. Joseph County reported 8 confirmed cases. There is 1 case confirmed in Elkhart County. There are 2 cases confirmed in LaPorte County.

Gov. Eric Holcomb is, so far, holding off on ordering residents to stay home as governors elsewhere, including Illinois, have done.

For more information and updates on COVID-19 throughout Indiana, click here.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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