|HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS|
|INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,208 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 786,272 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. To date, 13,634 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 10 since Friday. Another 430 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. |
Decatur County has 1 new positive bringing the number to 2982. 5 new tests bringing that number to 13,099.
A total of 3,712,109 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,697,909 on Friday. A total of 11,429,224 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. 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.