August 11, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 884 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 75,862 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 2,863 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 25 over the previous day. Another 206 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 ISDH and occurred over multiple days.       

As of today, nearly 37 percent of ICU beds and nearly 82 percent of ventilators are available across the state.

To date, 861,655 tests for unique individuals have been reported to ISDH, up from 852,111 Monday.

ISDH will host four free testing sites today through Saturday:

Goshen:
Team Rehabilitation
223 Chicago Ave.

Elkhart:
Northside Gymnasium
300 Lawrence St.

Hammond:
Oliver P. Morton High School
6915 Grand Ave.

Marion:
Grant County 4-H Fairgrounds
1403 IN-18

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