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As Indiana’s Covid-19 cases continue to rise, but at a lower rate, numbers continue to fluctuate around the state.

There were 16 new cases in the 10-county Kentuckiana area in the past 24 hours and Washington County’s numbers have stayed the same for the past two days – at 45 cases.

As Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb begins to open the economy of the state, the number of cases continues to increase.

Around the state today, there were 583 new cases, 19 new deaths and 4,471 new tests administered. 

There have been 113,297 total Hoosiers tested (18.1 percent), 1,151 total deaths and 20,507 total cases. 

According to the Indiana State Health Department, Washington County has had an average increase of one case of Covid-19 per day since April 20 when it was reported there were 31 cases locally. 

Here’s a breakdown of Washington County numbers and dates:

  • April 20 – 31
  • April 21 – 31
  • April 22 – 31
  • April 23 – 33
  • April 24 – 36
  • April 25 – 40 
  • April 26 – 40
  • April 27 – 40 
  • April 28 – 41 
  • April 29 – 41
  • April 30 – 43
  • May 1 – 44
  • May 2 – 45
  • May 3 – 45

As of Monday, 45.4 percent of ICU beds were in use with only 16.3 percent used for Covid cases. 38.3 percent of ICU beds were being used for non-Covid cases. 

Only 8.2 percent of ventilators are being used for Covid cases with 11.3 percent are being used for non-Covid cases. There are 80.5 percent of the ventilators in Indiana available. 

There are 25 new Indiana Long Term Care facilities with Covid 19 cases and 173 total facilities reporting cases. 

There were 20 new LTR deaths reported with a total of 105 since the state began recording this information. 

There were 849 new LTR patients reported to have Covid-19 for a total of 2316 total patients. 

There were a total of 160 new Covid-19 deaths at LTR