The Journal Gazette
Monday, June 29, 2020 12:23 pm

Verbatim: Health Department Updates Statewide COVID-19 Case Counts

The following was released on Monday, June 29, 2020:

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 312 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 45,228 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remains steady. As of today, more than 40 percent of ICU beds and nearly 84 percent of ventilators are available.

A total of 2,432 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 5 over the previous day. Another 192 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 476,519 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 470,535 on Sunday.

ISDH is hosting free drive-thru clinics this week in Goshen and Elkhart. The details are: 


Today-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Team Rehab, 223 Chicago Ave. 

Elkhart: Tuesday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

North Side Gymnasium, 300 Lawrence St. 

To find additional testing locations, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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