Sunday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 736 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 661,673 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.A total of 12,142 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 17 from the previous day. Another 431 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

Decatur County – 2708 positives (4 new) and 11,619 tests (10 new)
Shelby County – 4602 positives (2 new) and 18,272 tests (19 new)
Bartholomew County – 7448 positives (8 new) and 38,251 tests (83 new)
Ripley – 3270 positives (2 new) and 13,111 tests (16 new)
Rush – 1647 positives (3 new) and 7726 tests (14 new)
Franklin County – 1594 positives (1 new) and 6234 tests (10 new)
Jennings – 2150 positives (3 new) and 9986 tests (20 new)

To date, 3,117,201 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,112,174 on Saturday. A total of 8.021,430 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 60 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.As of today, 992,727 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 565,722 are fully vaccinated.Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

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