Sunday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 888 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 655,541 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.A total of 11,947 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 35 from the previous day. Another 425 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.  

Decatur County – 2692 positives (3 new) and 11,453 tests (20 new)
Jennings – 2131 positives ( 4 new) and 9864 tests (14 new)
Bartholomew County – 7339 positives (20 new) and 37,699 tests (84 new)
Franklin County – 1583 positives and 6169 tests (7 new)
Ripley – 3249 positives (6 new) and 12,984 tests (25 new)
Shelby County – 4573 positives (3 new)and 18,122 tests (19 new)
Rush – 1635 positives (4 new) and 7643 tests (12 new)

 To date, 3,083,893 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,076,245 on Saturday. A total of 7,754,038 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 65 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. Individuals must show proof that they live or work in Indiana and meet the eligibility criteria to receive a vaccine.As of today, 889,607 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 436,849 are fully vaccinated.Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

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