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Indiana reports 487 new cases of COVID-19; 12 additional deaths

INDIANA (WPTA21) - The Indiana Department of Health reports 487 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 12 additional deaths Sunday.

Indiana's total positive cases increased to 31,376 and the death toll increased to 1,824.

Those new positive cases and deaths were recorded between May 19 and May 23.

As of Saturday, the Allen County Department of Health reports 1,204 residents in the county have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 66 people in Allen County have died. County health officials reported 22 new positive cases of the virus.

Another 152 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, 220,801 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 214,933 on Saturday.

A complete list of cases by county is posted at www.coronavirus.in.gov, which is updated daily at noon. Cases are listed by county of residence.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remain steady. As of today, 37 percent of ICU beds and more than 82 percent of ventilators were available as of Saturday.

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.

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Mary Eber

Mary Eber is ABC21’s 11 p.m producer.

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