Saturday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 798 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 734,736 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard .To date, 13,054 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 417 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.  

Decatur County has had 2857 positives (1 new) and 12,449 tests (5 new)

 A total of 3,448,804 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,441,717 on Friday. A total of 10,167,401 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 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 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. Appointments and walk-ups are welcome at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering both the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines. The Gary clinic is offering vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 2401 Harrison St., Gary, IN 46407.  Free transportation to and from the site is available through the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) and through a partnership between IU Health and Lyft. Language interpretation and support for those with disabilities, hearing or vision impairments are also available onsite. Mobile vaccination clinics will be held this week on the following schedule:

Kosciusko County
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St., Warsaw, IN 46580

Elkhart County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tolson Center
1320 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
INDYCAR parking lot
4551 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222

Grant County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ivy Tech Community College
261 S. Commerce Dr., Marion, IN 46953

Lawrence County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bedford First Assembly of God
2601 27th St., Bedford, IN 47421

Whitley County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
First Church of God
1200 Depoy Dr., Columbia City, IN 46725

Cass County:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Logansport Welcome Center
418 4th St.,
Logansport, IN 46947

Elkhart County: 
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Goshen High School
401 Lincolnway East,
Goshen, IN 46526

Howard County:
Second Missionary Baptist Church9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
819 N. Apperson Way, Kokomo, IN 46901Hoosiers with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free UBER 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.As of today, a total of 4,777,794 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,495,691 first doses and 2,282,103 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.

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