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Jan. 30, 2021 CONTACT:
firstname.lastname@example.org HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTSINDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,389 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 624,959 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.A total of 9,592 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 43 from the previous day. Another 375 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.
Decatur County – 2538 positives (10 new) and 10,962 tests (33 new)
Bartholomew County – 6798 positives (34 new) and 35,860 tests (118 new)
Jennings County – 2040 positives (5 new) and 9453 tests (29 new)
Rush – 1586 positives and 7316 tests (24 new)
Shelby – 4318 positives (19 new) and 17,410 tests (32 new)
Ripley County – 3066 positives (10 new) and 12,436 tests (21 new)
Franklin County – 1532 positives (6 new) and 5916 tests (19 new)
To date, 2,949,445 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,940,233 on Friday. A total of 6,976,408 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 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211.As of today, 551,527 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 137,823 are fully vaccinated.Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.
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