|HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS|
|INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 925 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 733,591 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. To date, 13,049 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 16 from the previous day. Another 417 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. |
Decatur County has had 2856 positives (2 new) and 12,445 tests (10 new)
A total of 3,441,717 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,436,875 on Thursday. A total of 10,134,102 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments and walk-ups are welcome at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering both the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines. 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. Mobile vaccination clinics will be held this week on the following schedule:
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
INDYCAR parking lot
4551 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222Today-Saturday:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St., Warsaw, IN 46580
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
1320 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516
Hoosiers can obtain a vaccine without an appointment at participating clinics. To find vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov. Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free UBER ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments. As of today, a total of 4,740,534 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,483,570 first doses and 2,256,964 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.