21 New Deaths And 513 New COVID-19 Cases

 

05-23-20-stats

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today (Sat 05/23/20) announced that 513 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 30,901 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 1,812 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 21 over the previous day. Another 152 probable deaths have been reported.

To date, 214,933 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 208,561 on Friday.

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.

ISDH is holding drive-thru testing clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today (5/23/20) in Brazil, Hammond, Shelbyville and Wheatfield. For details about these clinics, or to find other testing locations around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.