|HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS
|INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,250 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 711,787 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 12,844 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of four from the previous day. Another 408 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
Decatur County has had 2797 positives (2 new) and 12,203 tests (18 new)
A total of 3,347,994 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,343,166 on Wednesday. A total of 9,553,973 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 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are still available at mass vaccination site at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering the Pfizer vaccination. 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. Additional FEMA clinics are planned from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday at the following locations:
1320 Benham Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St.
Warsaw, IN 46580A mobile clinic also will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday at:
West Side Leadership Academy
900 Gerry St.
Gary, IN 46406The Indiana Department of Health also will host mobile clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the following locations:
First Church of God
1200 Depoy Dr.
Columbia City, IN 46725
Logansport Welcome Center
418 4th St.
Logansport, IN 46947
Bedford First Assembly of God
2601 27th St.
Bedford, IN 47421
To find other vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov.
As of today, a total of 3,887,012 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,233,214 first doses and 1,653,798 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.