Washington County has tripled its number of Covid-19 cases in the past six days.

On March 31 there were six cases reported and this morning’s Indiana State Health Department’s report showed 18 total confirmed cases. That has increased by two since Saturday. 

No deaths have been reported yet in Washington County. 

According to a website sponsored by Unacast, Washington County received a D- grade in social distancing, noting that there had only been a 24-40 decrease in mobility among county residents. 

Monroe, along with Hamilton and Howard counties each scored an A-

Indiana and Kentucky both earned D grades. 

ISDH today announced that 464 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories.

That brings to 4,411 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total.

A total of 127 Hoosiers have died to date. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 22,652 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 19,800 on Saturday.

According to ISDH, private lab reporting may be delayed and will be reflected in the map and count when results are received at ISDH.

Updates from around the WSLM Listening Area include:

  • Lawrence County – 39 total cases (up by 3 from yesterday)
  • Jackson County – 36 total cases (up by 6 from yesterday)
  • Scott County – 8 total cases (up by 1 from yesterday)
  • Clark County – 66 total cases (up by 5 from yesterday)
  • Floyd County – 50 total cases (up by 9 from yesterday)
  • Harrison County – 33 total cases (up by 5 from yesterday)
  • Crawford County – 5 total cases (no change)
  • Orange County – 7 total cases (up by 2 from yesterday)

Deaths caused by Covid-19 in the WSLM Listening Area include:

  • Lawrence County – 5
  • Jackson County – 0
  • Scott County – 1
  • Clark County – 4
  • Floyd County – 0
  • Harrison County – 1
  • Crawford County – 0
  • Orange County – 2
  • Washington County – 0