584 new COVID-19 cases, 15 additional deaths reported in Indiana

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 584 new positive coronavirus cases Thursday, bringing the state’s total to 41,438. Those cases occurred between April 4 and June 17, but were reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours.

ISDH also announced an additional 15 confirmed deaths from COVID-19, bringing Indiana’s total to 2,304. Those deaths occurred between April 15 and June 17.

Marion County reported their totals as 10,852 cases and 661 deaths – the most in the state.

The new numbers show 384,722 people have been tested statewide with a rate of 10.8% positive. The state has not released data on recoveries.

Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remains steady. As of Thursday, nearly 37 percent of ICU beds and nearly 82 percent of ventilators are available.

ISDH is reporting 187 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.

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

More information from the Indiana State Department of Health:

Effective June 15, any Hoosier seeking COVID-testing can obtain it through one of the state-sponsored OptumServe sites, regardless of whether they are at high risk or have symptoms. To find testing locations around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. More than 200 locations are available around the state.

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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