Cass County now has four confirmed cases of COVID-19 and an additional 516 new positive cases have been diagnosed statewide through ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings the total number of Hoosiers diagnosed to 3,953 with 116 deaths in the state from the virus, making the current death rate to 2.9 percent statewide.
A total of 19,800 tests have been reported to ISDH to date, up from 17,835 reported on Friday.
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb's statewide stay-at-home order has been extended through to April 20 — but could be extended if the outbreak warrants it.
In all, 87 Indiana counties have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19.
According to the CDC, 239,279 cases are now confirmed nationwide. There have been 5,443 deaths reported nationwide for a death rate of 2.3 percent.
As of Friday's report, the World Health Organization says 1,051,635 people have been infected in 208 countries with 56,985 deaths reported, for a global death rate of 5.4 percent.