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ISDH: 652 new COVID-19 cases, nine additional deaths reported

Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 112,626 Hoosiers have now tested positive for COVID-19, according to the daily update from the Indiana State Department of Health.  

652 new cases of the virus were reported to the department on Tuesday.

Nine additional Hoosiers have lost their lives to the virus, with the overall death toll now at 3,295.

Any Hoosier who wants to be tested for COVID-19 can get a test at any state-sponsored OptumServe site, regardless of whether they are at high risk or have symptoms. 

Officials say 1,315,440 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,308,645 on Monday.

A total of 1,898,563 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 6.6%.

An estimated total of 88,173 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

Another 225 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.

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Jazlynn Bebout

Jazlynn Bebout is the Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Editor at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @jazlynnsb

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