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Indiana surpasses 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 1:15 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 13:42:10-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the state health department announced Monday.

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 596 more people have tested positive and reported four additional deaths from the novel coronavirus.

Since the pandemic began in March, ISDH has reported 3,144 COVID-19 deaths and 100,394 people have tested positive for the virus.

A total of 224 probable COVID-19 deaths have been reported since the pandemic began in March.

Deaths are reported by ISDH when it receives the data and have occurred over several days.

An additional 14,500 people have been tested for COVID-19, according to ISDH. A total of 1,551,731 tests for COVID-19 have been given since the pandemic began in March.

10.1 percent of ICU beds in the state are being used for COVID-19 patients and 47.7 percent of the ICU beds are being used for non-COVID-19 patients, according to ISDH. 42.2 percent of ICU beds are available.

2.2 percent of ventilators are being used for COVID-19 patients and 15.9 percent of ventilators are being used for non-COVID-19 patients, according to ISDH. 81.9 percent of ventilators are available.