331 new cases of COVID-19 in Indiana

Gov. Eric Holcomb updates Indiana's response to COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (FOX19) - Indiana state health officials reported 331 new cases of the coronavirus Monday for a total of 8,236 positive cases.

There were seven more deaths bringing the total in the state to 350.

Marion County, where Indianapolis is located, has the highest number of cases - 3, 012 - and deaths - 123- in the state.

Here are the numbers for counties in the Tri-State area:

  • Franklin County: 69 cases, 7 deaths
  • Switzerland County: 12 cases, 0 deaths
  • Dearborn County: 60 cases, 3 deaths
  • Ohio County: 1 case, 0 deaths
  • Ripley County: 86 cases, 3 deaths
  • Union County: 9 cases, 0 deaths

Gov. Eric Holcomb says the Indiana Economic Development Corporation has secured commitments for more than 2.6 million pieces of PPE for the state.

More than 1.9 million of those pieces are being made by 15 Indiana manufacturers. More than 440,000 are being donated by Hoosier businesses and organizations.

“It’s incredible to see Indiana companies shifting gears to help those who need it most right now, our health care providers on the frontline,” Gov. Holcomb said. “We couldn’t be more grateful for these companies stepping up and contributing in every way they can. They are true examples of how great the Hoosier spirit is.”

The purchased and donated products are being delivered to the Indiana State Department of Health for distribution to Indiana’s hospitals, first responders, long-term care facilities and health care providers treating COVID-19 patients.

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