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INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) — The Indiana State Department of Health reported 850 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, which brings the total to 81,847 people.
The state also reported 28 new deaths, bringing the total to 2,954 deaths across the state.
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Another two Allen County residents have died from COVID-19 and 35 have tested positive, with 34 confirmed PCR cases and one probable antigen case, bringing the total to 4,397 cases and 168 deaths Tuesday.
Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH, the deaths reported Tuesday occurred between July 31 and Aug. 17.
A total of 928,614 people have been tested in Indiana, 8.8% of those tested are a positive coronavirus case.
Adams County leads the state in weekly positivity with 22.8%.
The Allen County Department of Health announced there are now 4,397 cases and 168 deaths as of Tuesday.
A total of 211 probable deaths have been reported to ISDH.
Probable deaths are those for which a physician listed COVID-19 as a contributing cause based on X-rays, scans and other clinical symptoms but no positive test is on record.
These do not count towards the daily death toll.
Officials say testing for COVID-19 is now available by request statewide at Optum testing sites.
ISDH says their dashboard has been updated to remove duplicate entries and correct county of residence with data submitted to them.
Along with locations, you’ll find hours of operation, requirements and important FAQs.
— Indiana State Department of Health (@StateHealthIN) June 4, 2020