Wednesday COVID-19 update

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 289 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 756,070 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. To date, 13,466 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of seven from the previous day. Another 426 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

Decatur County adds a positive to bring the number to 2902 with 10 new tests bringing that number to 12,816.

A total of 3,595,672 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,594,166 on Tuesday. A total of 10,918,291 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 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 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:
Today (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Allen County:
Come As You Are Community Church
7910 S. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Today-Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Wayne County:
Ivy Tech, Richmond
2357 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374
Friday-Saturday (noon to 9 p.m.):
Perry County:
Perry County Fair
99 Roy Fenn Dr., Tell City, IN 47586
Saturday (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.):
Marion County:
Saint Mary’s Church
311 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Saturday (6 p.m. to 11 p.m.):
Tippecanoe County:
Mosey Down Main Street
512 Main St., Lafayette, IN 47901
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 5,670,472 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,823,552 first doses and 2,846,920 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. Please see the attached for an updated county advisory map, hospitalizations and other information.

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