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Indiana COVID-19 hospitalizations highest since mid-February

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached their highest level since mid-February following a weeks-long general upward trend that began in late March.

The Indiana Department of Health’s latest COVID-19 tracking update shows that Indiana hospitals treating 955 people for coronavirus illnesses as of Monday.

That’s the highest level since Indiana’s hospitals had 966 COVID-19 patients on Feb. 17.

Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations had dropped below 600 for several days in middle to late March, reaching a recent low of 548 patients on March 21.

But those hospitalizations have since increased about 74%.

Meanwhile, Indiana’s daily average of coronavirus-related deaths has remained below 10 since mid-March.

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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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