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The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 4,879 more cases of COVID-19 and 63 more deaths from the virus. In all, Indiana has seen 219,338 positive cases and 4,481 deaths.

Tuesday’s reported deaths date back to Oct. 14, but the 63 newly reported deaths are the most seen in a single day.

The state also reports an additional 250 probable deaths total — those in which COVID-19 is believed to have played a role, but the patient had no positive coronavirus test on record.

The seven-day positivity rate for Oct. 28-Nov. 3 is 9.9 percent, nearly double the World Health Organization recommendation of 5 percent for governments to allow states to reopen.

Hospitalizations are also increasing. Monday set another record for hospitalized Hoosiers receiving treatment for COVID-19, with 2,336.

The latest data shows the state has 30 percent of its ICU beds available. COVID-19 patients account for nearly 28 percent of the ICU beds being used.

There have been more than 10.11 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. as of 3:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University. There have been more than 238,000 deaths and 3.92 million people recovered.

Washington County added 9 new Covid-19 cases today bringing the total to 496.

The county has seen 63 new Covid cases since November 1 and one new death. 

All schools are currently in session despite limited cases of coronavirus amount staff and students.