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Indiana Records 57 Deaths, 650 New Cases, Opens 20 Testing Centres

Indiana has recorded 57 deaths from coronavirus, 650 news cases, leading to the opening of 20 new testing centres.

Indiana says 87,000 Hoosiers have been tested so far, and new efforts are coming to test more people.

OptumServe Health Services powered by Logistics Health Inc. will be opening 20 testing sites across the state next week, with plans to open a total of 50 sites in the coming weeks. Once all sites are open, they will have the ability to test 6,600 people per day.

Anyone with symptoms or anyone who has been in contact with someone who has the virus is eligible to be tested.

READ ALSO: Ghana’s 13 Medical Doctors Test Positive Of COVID-19

No one will be charged for testing, and registration for the test will be done through an online portal. Sites are expected to be open Monday-Friday for eight hours a day.

Indiana is reporting 57 more deaths and 650 more cases of the coronavirus.

That makes a total of 16,588 cases and 901 deaths in the state.

The deaths date back to April 18, while the reports of positive cases date back to April 24.

So far, there have been 87,181 coronavirus tests given.

  • 2,737 New Tests

The Indianapolis Zoo has rescheduled its largest single-day fundraiser due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Zoobilation 2020 presented by Indianapolis Power & Light Company will now take place on Friday, Aug. 14. The 34th annual black-tie fundraiser was previously scheduled for Friday, June 12.
  • Tickets went on sale Feb. 3 at 9 a.m. and sold out within the hour.
  • Source: WHAS11

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