This year's deaths have significantly outpaced recent years.
The flu season has affected people earlier than normal this year, and the homless often do not have good access to healthcare to combat the illness.
IU Health Bloomington Hospital is one of several hospitals in the state implementing visitation restrictions because of the flu.
Five more people have died in Indiana from the flu. Two of those were in long term care facilities.
Health officials are encouraging people to get vaccinated so they are protected from the flu.
More than 70 Monroe County residents are now infected with the virus.
The Indiana State Fair says pigs at several fairs around the state have been getting sick.
The swine barn is closed after a number of pigs started showing flu symptoms. Several people who came into contact with the pigs are also being tested.
The CDC raised Indiana's flu status on Monday from regional to widespread.
Health officials are reporting the first influenza death in Indiana this flu season.