Seven more Hoosiers die from COVID-19, 350 total deaths

Posted at 12:21 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 15:31:20-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Seven more Hoosiers have died from the coronavirus, the Indiana State Department of Health announced Monday.

The ISDH said an additional 331 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

The number of positive cases is up to 8,236 and 350 people have died from COVID-19.


Human coronaviruses most commonly spread from an infected person to others through: Respiratory droplets released into the air by coughing and sneezing; close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands; touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands; rarely, fecal contamination.
The best way to protect yourself from any respiratory illness, including the flu, is to: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap & water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. Avoid close contact (within six feet) with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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