Friday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,124 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 712,858 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. To date, 12,848 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 408 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    A total of 3,352,755 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,347,994 on Thursday.

Decatur County has had 2799 positives (2 new) 12,227 tests (29 new)

A total of 9,588,133 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.To find testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. Hoosiers age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are still available at the mass vaccination site at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering the Pfizer vaccination. The Gary clinic is offering vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 2401 Harrison St., Gary, IN 46407. Free transportation to and from the site is available through the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) and through a partnership between IU Health and Lyft. Language interpretation and support for those with disabilities, hearing or vision impairments are also available onsite. Another FEMA clinic will operate in Gary from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow at the following location:

Marquette Park Pavilion
1 N. Grand Blvd.
Gary, IN 46403

Additional FEMA clinics will operate from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and tomorrow at the following locations:
Elkhart County
Tolson Center
1320 Benham Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516

Kosciusko County
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St.
Warsaw, IN 46580

A mobile clinic also will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow at:

Lake County
West Side Leadership Academy
900 Gerry St.
Gary, IN 46406To find other vaccination sites, visit

As of today, a total of 3,938,806 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,253,551 first doses and 1,685,255 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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