ISDH announces 14 new COVID-19 deaths

Montgomery County cases now at 16

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The Indiana State Department of Health announced Saturday morning that 523 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories. That brings to 3,953 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus. 

The Montgomery County Health Department is reporting Saturday morning there are four new confirmed cases in the county. All four are adult patients, which brings the Montgomery County total to 16 positive cases.

According to the numbers also released Saturday morning by the ISDA, 100 tests have been administered for Montgomery County residents.

Nearby, Fountain County has two confirmed cases, one death, and 39 tested; Tippecanoe County has 28 cases, one death, and 539 tested; Boone County has 50 cases, four deaths, and 203 tested; Hendricks County has 163 cases, four deaths and 483 tested; Putnam County has 14 cases, one death, and 86 tested; and Parke County has two cases, no deaths, and 23 tested.

A total of 116 Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days. 

To date, 19,800 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 17,835 on Friday. 

Marion County had the most new cases, at 155. Other counties with more than 10 new cases were Bartholomew (22), Boone (12), Hamilton (41), Hancock (15), Hendricks (23), Johnson (16), Lake (70), Lawrence (14) and St. Joseph (17). The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at www.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. 

Updates and information for local residents can be found on the Montgomery County Health Department website and its 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).

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