Indiana Department of Health Reports Largest Single-Day Increase of COVID-19 Cases – wkvi.com
The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 1,832 additional Indiana residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing. That is the highest single-day increase of cases recorded to date.
Marshall County also logged a large increase in COVID-19 cases with 18 new cases on Friday pushing the total number of COVID-19 cases to date to 1,123. Starke County saw an increase of eight cases for a new cumulative total COVID-19 case count of 315, and Pulaski County saw an increase of two cases for a new overall total of 119.
Another 19 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, according to Friday’s report.
Local health officials encourage residents to wear masks when possible and continue a rigorous hand-washing practice, use hand sanitizer, and wipe down frequently touched areas with antibacterial wipes or cleaning solution when possible.
To date, 1,463,436 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana. A total of 2,276,846 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since February 26.
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.