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3,630 new COVID-19 cases, 39 additional deaths reported in Indiana

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INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — State health officials say a total of 529,688 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Indiana Department of Health says 3,630 new cases of the virus were reported on Monday.

39 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to the virus, bringing the state's overall death toll to 8,150.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new cases occurred between Dec. 10 and Jan. 3 while the new deaths occurred between Jan. 1 and Jan. 3.

In Allen County, officials reported 245 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 28,920. The overall death toll stands at 493.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 25.9%.

An estimated total of 351,636 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

Another 364 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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Jazlynn Bebout

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

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