Marion County surpasses 10,000 coronavirus cases

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 511 new positive coronavirus cases Wednesday, bringing the state’s total to 35,712. Those cases occurred between April 24 and June 2, but were reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours.

ISDH also announced an additional 10 confirmed deaths from COVID-19, bringing Indiana’s total to 2,032. Those deaths occurred between May 29 and June 2.

Marion County reported their totals as 10,037 cases and 594 deaths – the most in the state.

The new numbers show 277,815 people have been tested statewide with a rate of 12.9% positive.

ISDH is reporting 175 total probable deaths. The agency said 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 for which no positive test is on record.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remain steady. As of today, 41% of ICU beds and more than 83% of ventilators are available.

For complete statistics reported by ISDH, visit Coronavirus.In.Gov.

More information from the Indiana State Department of Health:

Hoosiers who have symptoms of COVID-19 and those who have been exposed and need a test to return to work are encouraged to visit a state-sponsored testing site for free testing. Individuals without symptoms who are at high risk because they are over age 65, have diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or another underlying condition, as well as those who are pregnant, live with a high-risk individual or are a member of a minority population that is at greater risk for severe illness, also are encouraged to get tested.

To find testing locations, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. More than 200 locations are available around the state.

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