Indian Records Third Death from COVID-19
Saturday, March 21, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana recorded its third death from the novel coronavirus Friday.

A Marion County resident over the age of 60 died after being hospitalized.

23 news cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by Indiana health officials Friday morning. That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 79.

The new cases involve residents of Allen (1), Boone (1), Floyd (1), Grant (1), Hamilton (3), Johnson (1), Lake (2), Marion (6), Shelby (1), St. Joseph (3), Tippecanoe (1), Vanderburgh (1) and Vigo (1) counties.

Noble County Health Officer Dr. Terry Gaff says Noble County continues to have only one confirmed case. Gaff says people with fever and cough, but no difficulty breathing, should stay home for 72 hours after their symptoms have resolved and at least 7 days from the onset of their illness. If they have difficulty breathing, they should contact their healthcare provider for instructions.


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