(Indianapolis, IN) - The number of COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day in Indiana has set a new record.
According to the Indiana Department of Health, thirty-four deaths were reported statewide on Christmas Day. Thirty-four additional deaths were reported across the state on Sunday. In addition, one new death was reported from La Porte County. The IDH reported 5,815 new positive coronavirus cases and 170 additional deaths statewide in its most recent update.
IDH officials report over 18 thousand people have died from COVID-19 in Indiana since the start of the pandemic 21 months ago.