|HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS|
|INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 516 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 678,416 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.To date, 12,537 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of one from the previous day. Another 410 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. A total of 3,218,401 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,215,271 on Sunday. A total of 8,662,932 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020. |
Decatur County has had 2741 positives (1 new) and 11,871 tests (6 new)
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.Hoosiers age 40 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents, first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, and educators and school support staff through grade 12 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Indiana Department of Health will host three vaccination clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the following locations:
Elkhart Housing Authority
1396 Benham Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516River City Church Community Center
2842 Old U.S. 231
Lafayette, IN 47909Floyd County Lazy River Park
224 W. Daisy Lane
New Albany, IN 47150
All appointments must be scheduled in advance at these clinics; no walk-ins will be allowed. Proof of Indiana residency and eligibility will be required upon arrival.To schedule a vaccine, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.As of today, a total of 2,396,832 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,442,254 first doses and 954,578 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.