6th Hoosier death from COVID-19, positive cases now at 201

6th Hoosier death from COVID-19, positive cases now at 201
(Source: WFIE)

INDIANA (WFIE) - The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced on Sunday that two more Hoosiers have died after testing positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of Indiana deaths related to the coronavirus to six.

Those two patients were both adult residents of Scott and Marion Counties. ISDH says both were over the age of 50 and had underlying medical conditions.

The Indiana Health Department updated coronavirus numbers on their website Sunday, showing 76 new cases with a total of 201 positive cases in the state.

It also shows one of those cases in Dubois County.

The new cases involve residents of Bartholomew (4), Boone (1), Delaware (1), Dubois (1), Floyd (1), Franklin (2), Grant (1), Hamilton (8), Hancock (2), Hendricks (2), Howard (1), Johnson (5), Lake (3), Madison (1), Marion (35), Monroe (1) Morgan (1), Putnam (1), Ripley (1), St. Joseph (2), Scott (1) and Tipton (1) counties.

[Indiana’s Coronavirus Website]

There is still one confirmed case in Vanderburgh County.

Officials say the Indiana National Guard was activated March 17 by Governor Eric J. Holcomb to aid the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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