Thursday update of COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS — One death in Putnam County has been attributed to COVID-19 in the daily update released this morning by the Indiana State Department of Health.

The number of confirmed cases remains the same in Vigo County (3) and Sullivan County (1), and no cases have been reported in Vermillion, Parke or Clay counties.

The Putnam County Health Department issued a news release, saying the adult from Putnam County passed away at an outlying facility on Wednesday morning.

"The person, who was over age 60, had been hospitalized as COVID-19 patient and also suffered from underlying medical conditions. No further information will be released about the patient or the case," the release said.

ISDH announced today that an additional 170 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories. That brings to 645 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total. Seventeen Hoosiers have died.

A total of 4,651 tests have been reported to ISDH to date, up from 3,356 on Wednesday.

Marion County had the most new cases, at 67, while Hamilton, Johnson and Lake counties each had 12. The complete list of counties with cases is included in the ISDH COVID-19 dashboard at, 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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