Indiana's Confirmed, Presumed COVID-19 Deaths Pass 2,000

May 26, 2020

Courtney Crabtree screens a customer at a Witham Health Services drive-through Community Viral Screening center, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Whitestown, Ind. Indiana’s governor has ordered all public and private schools across the state remain closed to students until at least May 1 among steps aimed at slowing the coronavirus spread.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say another 18 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19, raising Indiana’s confirmed or presumed fatalities from the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus to more than 2,000. The 18 additional confirmed deaths reported Tuesday by the Indiana State Department of Health occurred between Friday and Monday, and bring to 1,850 the number of Hoosiers confirmed to have died from COVID-19. Another 154 people have died from probable infections of COVID-19, boosting Indiana’s confirmed or presumed deaths to 2,004 since the first one was recorded on March 15. Another 373 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, raising Indian's total confirmed cases to 32,078.