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FILE - In this March 17, 2020, file photo, a health worker displays the packaged nasopharyngeal swab, which goes about two inches into the nasal cavity, used on patients at a drive-through COVID-19 testing stations. 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky and Indiana now have at least 300 positive cases of the novel coronavirus combined between the two states.

There are 99 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky as of Sunday, March 22, according to the state's official reporting website. Gov. Andy Beshear reported at least 87 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth, as well as Kentucky's third coronavirus-related death, during his daily update on the new virus on Saturday. In total, 1,571 tests have been administered throughout Kentucky as of Sunday afternoon. 

Beshear will hold a news conference on COVID-19 at 5 p.m. Sunday. 

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 76 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state's total to at least 201 positive cases as of Sunday. ISDH reports there have been four coronavirus-related deaths so far in the state. A total of 661 results were reported overnight. The total number of reported tests is now at 1,494. 

The new positive cases reported on Sunday are as follows:

  • Bartholomew County: 4
  • Boone County: 1
  • Delaware County: 1
  • Dubois County: 1 
  • Floyd County: 1
  • Franklin County: 2
  • Grant County: 1
  • Hamilton County: 8
  • Hancock County: 2
  • Hendricks County: 2
  • Howard County: 1
  • Johnson County: 5
  • Lake County: 3
  • Madison County: 1
  • Marion County: 35
  • Monroe County: 1
  • Morgan County: 1
  • Putnam County: 1
  • Ripley County: 1
  • St. Joseph County: 2
  • Scott County: 1
  • Tipton County: 1

The most up-to-date information on testing and cases in Indiana can be found on ISDH's coronavirus website. The department also reported that a negative case that was incorrectly reported as positive from Greene County, Indiana, has since been corrected on the dashboard. The state may provide more information on Sunday. 

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