Six new cases reported locally mid-week

Statewide — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has reported that 671 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of Wednesday. A total of 76,522 Indiana residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. To date, 866,994 individual tests have been reported to ISDH at an 8.8% positive rate and 15 new deaths were reported for a total of 2,878 Hoosier deaths.

Locally, Dearborn County has a total of 516 cases and 28 deaths reported (up 4 new cases), Decatur County has a total of 342 positive cases and 32 deaths (up 1 new case), Franklin County has 247 positive cases and 15 deaths (up 1 new case), and Ripley County has 213 positive cases and 8 deaths. This is an increase of 6 new positive cases in four-county area.