Tuesday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 198 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 751,826 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. To date, 13,387 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of eight from the previous day. Another 424 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

No new positives in Decatur County – 12,740 tests (6 new)

A total of 3,564,093 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,561,837 on Monday. A total of 10,759,788 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 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites. Mobile vaccination clinics are planned on the following schedule:

Wednesday-Thursday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Grant County:
Allen Temple AME Church
3440 S. Washington, Marion, IN 46953Wednesday-Friday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Monroe County:
Harrodsburg Community Center
1102 W. Popcorn Rd., Harrodsburg, IN 47403

DeKalb County:
Butler Methodist Church
501 W. Green St., Butler, IN 46721Shelby County:
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
3718 E. Blue Ridge Rd., Shelbyville, IN 46176

Wednesday-Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Kosciusko County:
Syracuse Community Center
1013 North Long Drive, Syracuse, IN 46567

Thursday-Saturday (4 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday:
Crawford County:
Crawford County Fair
1095 IN-66, Marengo, IN 47140

Friday (noon to 6 p.m.):
Spencer County:  
Spencer County Fair
1101 E. CR 800 N., Chrisney, IN 47611

Friday (2 p.m. to 10 p.m.):
Harrison County:
Fish Fry at Buffalo Trace Park
1540 Highway 150 NE, Palmyra, IN 47164

Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free Uber or Lyft ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments. IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state. Call 1.888.IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9 if you need transportation to your vaccine appointment. As of today, a total of 5,516,415 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,765,749 first doses and 2,750,666 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.

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