Friday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 405 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 746,135 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.To date, 13,244 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five 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 2892 positives (2 new) and 12,608 tests (14 new)

 A total of 3,517,652 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,515,100 on Thursday. A total of 10,519,723 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 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 or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites. Mobile vaccination clinics are available on the following schedule:

Today (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Delaware County Fairgrounds
1210 Wheeling Ave., Muncie, IN  47303Butler Methodist Church
501 W. Green St., Butler, IN  46721

Today – Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
3718 E. Blue Ridge Rd., Shelbyville, IN  46176

Syracuse Community Center
1013 N. Long Dr., Syracuse, IN  46567

Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free Uber or Lyft 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. IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state. Call 1.888.IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9 if you need transportation to your vaccine appointment. As of today, a total of 5,232,996 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,674,149 first doses and 2,558,847 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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