The Indiana Dept. of Health today announced 3,560 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 605,426 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 9,267 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 49 since yesterday. Another 375 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 is received by the state and occurred over multiple days.
To date, 2,879,896 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,867,990 on Thursday. A total of 6,652,500 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the IDH since Feb. 26, 2020.
To find testing sites around the state, visit coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
Hoosiers 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 ourshot.in.gov or call 2-1-1. State health officials have warned of increased wait times due to high demand and advise residents to continue trying to schedule an appointment if they are unable to at first. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.