INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 295,357 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the daily update by the Indiana State Department of Health.
6,255 new cases of the virus were reported to ISDH on Sunday.
48 additional Hoosiers have lost their lives to COVID-19, officials say. The overall death toll now stands at 5,040.
The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new cases occurred between Oct. 30 and Nov. 21 while the new deaths occurred between Oct. 29 and Nov. 21.
Officials say to date, 2,072,690 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,053,143 on Saturday. A total of 3,897,545 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 22.9%.
An estimated total of 164,992 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.
Another 265 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.
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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