Graphic provided by Kosciusko County Health Department.
Graphic provided by Kosciusko County Health Department.
An additional COVID-19 death has been reported in Kosciusko County for a total of 12, according to a news release from the County Health Department Thursday.

The KCHD also received a total of 16 new coronavirus positive cases between noon Tuesday and noon Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 784 since late March.

Of the 784 cases, 12 are deaths, 192 are active cases, 10 are hospitalized active cases and 570 are recovered.

Of the positive cases, 67.2% are white; 30.9%, Hispanic; 0.3%, African American; and 1.5%, other.

The average age of the six men who died from COVID-19 in Kosciusko County is 74.5 years, while the average for the six women is 88.2 years.

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on Thursday announced that 970 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 65,253 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 2,746 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 13 over the previous day. Another 200 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by ISDH and occurred over multiple days.

As of Thursday, nearly 42% of ICU beds and nearly 84% of ventilators are available across the state, according to the ISDH news release Thursday.

To date, tests for 735,848 unique individuals have been reported to ISDH, up from 724,238 on Wednesday.

To find testing locations around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.