Putnam County has second confirmed COVID-19 case
On Wednesday morning, the Indiana State Department of Health confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in Putnam County.
No further information had been released regarding the case, as of 10:45 a.m.
Even when information is released, state and local health authorities are taking steps to protect the privacy of individual patients.
In total, the ISDH reported 115 new positive cases of COVID-19 diagnosed through ISDH, the CDC and private laboratories.
The total stood at 477 Hoosiers who have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus as of the end of the day on Tuesday.
A total of 3,356 tests have been reported to the state. The number of tests is provisional and reflects only those reported to ISDH. Numbers should not be characterized as a comprehensive total.
Marion County had 67 new cases, bringing its total to 226 positive cases. Hamilton County is second with 30 cases.
In adjacent counties, Hendricks County has had a total of 15 positive cases, with five in Morgan, four in Owen and one in Montgomery.
Clay and Parke counties have thus far had no positive tests.
Across the state, a total of 14 people have died in the pandemic, as of 10 a.m. Wednesday.