Indiana reporting nearly 8,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

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The latest numbers released on Sunday, April 12, in Indiana show more than nearly 8,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and nearly 350 deaths.

Positive tests reflect results from ISDH and results submitted by private laboratories show 7,928 cases.

St. Joseph County reported at least 192 cases.

There were at least 83 cases in Elkhart County, 33 cases in LaPorte County, 18 in Kosciusko County and 19 in Marshall County.

The Indiana State Depatment of Health released the following information regarding Sunday’s statistics:

INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 508 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 7,928 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total. 

A total of 343 Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days. 

To date, 42,489 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 39,215 on Saturday. 

Marion County had the most new cases, at 154. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Allen (11), Elkhart (14), Hamilton (33), Hendricks (14), Johnson (29), Lake (69), Madison (20), Newton (17) and Porter (11). The Lake County totals include results from East Chicago and Gary, which have their own health departments.

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