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ISDH COVID-19 update: 793 cases, eight deaths

INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) - On Saturday, Indiana Health Officials announced 793 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and another eight people have died from the virus.

That brings the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus to 51,079.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remain steady. As of today, nearly 36 percent of ICU beds and nearly 84 percent of ventilators are available.

A total of 2,563 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 8 over the previous day.

Another 193 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.           

To date, 558,146 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 550,562 on Friday.

Emilia Miles

Emilia Miles joined Fort Wayne’s NBC in September 2019 as a Social Media and Digital Content Manager. Emilia also serves as a producer. She’s a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Indiana University.

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