Monday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 1,733 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 628,391 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.A total of 9,613 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 16 from the previous day. Another 376 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.         

Decatur County has had 2551 positives (5 new) and 11,005 tests (18 new)
Bartholomew County -6851 positives (17 new) and 36,063 tests (67 new)
Jennings – 2053 positives (8 new) and 9489 tests (22 new)
Ripley County adds a death bringing the number to 49 with 3094 positives (22 new) and 12,505 tests (47 new)
Shelby County – 4348 positives (19 new) and 17,509 tests (55 new)
Franklin County – 1538 positives (4 new) and 5496 tests (20 new)
Rush County – 1594 positives (7 new) and 7349 tests (13 new)

To date, 2,963,581 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,957,867 on Sunday. A total of 7,039,744 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 65 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit or call 211.As of today, 568,328 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 146,333 are fully vaccinated.Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

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