The Indiana State Dept. of Health announced today that 878 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 671,859 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 12,436 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 27 from the previous day. Another 410 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
To date, 3,177,730 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,172,282 on Friday. A total of 8,425,552 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the ISDH 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 age 50 and older, along with health care workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit ourshot.in.gov or call 2-1-1 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.
As of today, 1,256,381 first doses of vaccine have been administered in Indiana, and 816,080 individuals are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number includes individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.