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INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) — The Indiana State Department of Health reported 568 new positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, which brings the total to 5,507 people.
The state also reported 34 new deaths, bringing the total to 173 deaths across the state.
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The Allen County Department of Health announced there are now 87 positive cases and six deaths as of Monday.
There have been a total of 28,764 people tested in Indiana.
Marion County leads the state with 2,141 confirmed cases.
Officials say testing for COVID-19 is currently unavailable on-demand or by request because of the nationwide shortage.
Patients must currently meet ISDH’s criteria to be tested, and strict protocol must be followed to ensure no one else is exposed while a mucus specimen is collected from the individual.
Anyone with a fever of 100 degrees and a cough should first call their healthcare provider to discuss their symptoms and determine the next course of action.
ISDH says their dashboard has been updated to remove duplicate entries and correct county of residence with data submitted to them.
The following local healthcare providers have set up a specific screening for COVID-19:
• Fort Wayne Medical Education patients should call 260-423-2675
• IU Health patients should download the telemedicine application IU Health Virtual Visit and follow directions or call 260-234-5400
• Lutheran Health patients should call 260-435-5050
• Parkview patients should call 1-877-PPG-TODAY or their specific provider; Parkview has also set up a self-screening website.
• Neighborhood Health Clinic patients should call 260-458-2570