August 15, 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 1,096 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 79,676 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 2,921 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 15 over the previous day. Another 207 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, more than 35 percent of ICU beds and nearly 81 percent of ventilators are available across the state.

To date, 897,615 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 886,489 on Friday. 

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