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ISDH COVID-19 update: 3,505 new cases, 46 deaths

INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) - State health officials report another 3,505 Hoosiers who have tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday.

With this new information, the total number of Hoosiers known to have or have had the virus increases to 179,358.

Saturday’s counts include historic results that added an additional 50 cases, 519 tested individuals, and 8,296 tests administered.

An estimated total of 121,813 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

A total of 4,096 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 46 from the previous day.

Another 236 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 the state and occurred over multiple days.           

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals has increased to 15.1%.

To date, 1,699,008 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,684,783 on Friday.

A total of 2,910,617 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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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. 

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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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