The number of tests reported to the Indiana State Department of Health is now close to 203,000.
In Thursday’s report from the Indiana State Department of Health, it states that 202,995 tests have been reported with 29,936 of those being positive cases of COVID-19. The same report indicates that another 676 additional residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the Indiana State Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories from May 2 to May 20.
A total of 1,764 people have died from COVID-19 which is an increase of 48 from Wednesday’s report. Those new recorded deaths occurred between May 2 and May 20.
In Marshall County, 51 positive cases have been reported and one death. There are 29 positive cases in Starke County with three deaths, and 37 cases in Pulaski County. These are cumulative numbers. Information on the number of recovered patients is not included in the report.
The increase in the numbers is reflected in an increase in testing across the state.
The Indiana State Department of Health is holding drive-thru testing clinics today through Saturday in four locations including the Kankakee Valley Middle School in Wheatfield. Other testing locations around the state can be found online at www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.