COVID-19 cases jump to over 71,000 with highest one day total

Statewide — The Indiana State Department of Health has reported that 1051 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of Thursday. A total of 71,015 Indiana residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. To date, 804,345 individual tests have been reported to ISDH at an 8.8% positivity rate and 6 new deaths were reported for a total of 2,811 Hoosier deaths to-date.

Locally, Dearborn County has a total of 479 cases and 28 deaths reported (up 2 new cases), Decatur County has a total of 324 positive cases and 32 deaths (up 2 new cases), Franklin County has 234 positive cases and 13 deaths (up 3 new cases), and Ripley County has 194 positive cases and 7 deaths (no change). This is an increase of 7 new positive cases locally.