Monday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday that 12,384 people have received a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including 4,169 who were vaccinated on Sunday. The clinic continues through Monday night. All appointments are booked.As of Monday, 1,113,856 first doses of vaccine have been administered in Indiana, and 703,808 individuals are fully vaccinated.Additional vaccination clinics are planned March 12-13 at Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg and March 26-27 at the University of Notre Dame. All appointments are full at Ivy Tech, but limited appointments remain at Notre Dame. A clinic also is being planned in Gary the weekend of March 20. Details will be announced when they are finalized.Appointments for these clinics must be scheduled in advance, and individuals must show proof of residency and eligibility upon arrival. Hoosiers age 50 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 Monday, 667,736 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, an increase of 480 from the previous day. A total of 12,315 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 429 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.  

Decatur County has had 2716 positives and 11,719 tests (12 new)

 To date, 3,153,395 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,150,418 on Sunday. A total of 8,255,253 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.

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