County confirms 4 new virus cases

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The Montgomery County Health Department has confirmed four additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total in Montgomery County to 10 positive cases.

Health department staff is now conducting four contact investigations for each new case, which are all adult patients.

The first positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed March 24. The health department continues to monitor the previous six patients who tested positive for COVID-19.

Updates and other information can be found on the Montgomery County Health Department website and social media channels.

Other information is available on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website (www.coronavirus.gov) or the Indiana State Department of Health website (www.in.gov/coronavirus).

Also, Thursday morning the Indiana State Department of Health reported that 474 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the CDC and private laboratories. That brings to 3,039 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

Seventy-eight Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 16,285 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 14,375 on Wednesday.

Marion County had the most new cases, at 192. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Decatur (10), Clark (11), Floyd (13), Hamilton (21), Hendricks (24) and Lake (28). The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at coronavirus.in.gov/, which will be updated daily at 10 a.m. Cases are listed by county of residence. Private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH.

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