How present COVID-19 instances in Indiana examine to the nation


New cases of are falling in the US every day. In the past week, there were an average of 7.3 new cases of -19 per 100,000 Americans, up from 9.4 new daily cases per 100,000 the week before.

Since the first known COVID-19 case was identified in the US on January 21, 2020, there have been about 32,845,000 confirmed cases of the novel in the US – or 10,039 for every 100,000 people.

In , the infection rate is well above the national average. Since the first known case of COVID-19 was reported in Indiana on March 6, 2020, there have been a total of 741,053 infections in the – or 11,074 per 100,000 people. Out of all 50 states and Washington DC, Indiana ranks 16th after cumulative COVID-19 cases when adjusted for population.

Just as COVID-19 infections are more common in Indiana, so are deaths. To date, there have been 13,566 COVID-19-related deaths, or 203 for every 100,000 people in Indiana. The national COVID-19 death rate now stands at 179 per 100,000 Americans.

Indiana took tough measures at the beginning of the pandemic to slow the spread of the . On March 24, 2020, Indiana introduced a temporary state-wide home stay requirement to limit person-to-person contact.

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