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Two more Hoosiers die from COVID-19/Coronavirus; Indiana death toll 6

The Indiana State Department of Health said Sunday in a press release, two more Indiana residents have died from COVID-19/Coronavirus, which bring the toll to 6. The patients were over 50; they were from Scott, and Marion Counties.

Here is the text of the press release:

“INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that two more Hoosiers have died after testing positive for COVID-19, bringing to six the number of Indiana deaths related to the novel coronavirus.

The patients were adult residents of Scott and Marion counties. Both were over age 50 and had underlying medical conditions. No additional information about the patients will be released due to privacy laws.

As of today, 201 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. All but one are adults.

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a novel, or new, coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing COVID-19 is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold.

For more information about COVID-19, including a list of frequently asked questions, visit http://www.in.gov/coronavirus and subscribe to receive updates.

Visit the Indiana State Department of Health at http://www.in.gov/isdh/ or follow us on Twitter at @StateHealthIN and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StateHealthIN.”

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