|HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS|
|INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 218 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 750,702 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.To date, 13,346 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of two from the previous day. Another 420 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 no new positives and 7 newly tested bringing that number to 12,723.
A total of 3,554,010 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,551,547 on Thursday. A total of 10,715,759 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 are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites. Mobile vaccination clinics are planned on the following schedule:
Today-Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Ivy Tech, Richmond
2357 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374
Today-Saturday (4 p.m. to 9 p.m.):
Jennings County Fair
4920 N. State Rd. 3, North Vernon, IN 47265
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 5,476,598 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,750,695 first doses and 2,725,903 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.