Monday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 1,065 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 640,744 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.A total of 11,459 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 58 from the previous day. Another 416 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.  

Decatur County – 2644 positives (5 new) and 11,191 tests (20 new)
Bartholomew – 7042 positives (16 new) and 36,718 positives (86 new)
Jennings County adds a death bringing the number of residents who have died to 43, 2091 positives (8 new) and 9667 tests (14 new)
Shelby County adds a death bringing the number of deaths to 87, 4456 positives (6 new) and 17,768 tests (37 new)
Ripley County – 3166 positives (7 new) and 12,679 tests (17 new)
Rush County – 1608 positives (1 new) and 7473 tests (12 new)
Franklin County – 1563 positives (2 new) and 6044 tests (10 new)

 To date, 3,011,185 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,006,430 on Sunday. A total of 7,303,220 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 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.As of today, 699,769 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 223,576 are fully vaccinated.Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

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