Sunday COVID-19 Update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 3,228 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 590,211 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.A total of 8,936 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 24 from the previous day. Another 374 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 has had 2421 positives (10 new) and 10,481 tested (57 new)
Bartholomew County has had 6266 positives (25 new) and 34,255 tested (112 new)
Jennings County has had 1925 positives (12 new) and 9061 tested (37 new)
Ripley County has had 2923 positives (15 new) and 11,987 tested (42 new)
Franklin County – 1434 positives (9 new) and 5624 tested (44 new)
Shelby County adds another death bringing the number to 79 with 4021 positives (11 new) and 16,730 tested (61 new)
Rush County – 1499 positives (18 new) and 7015 tested (46 new)

 To date, 2,831,352 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,819,864 on Saturday. A total of 6,431,185 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 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 or call 211. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.To date, nearly 297,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of vaccine, and nearly 61,000 have been fully vaccinated.

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