The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced 701 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19; 679,079 Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 12,553 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 18 since yesterday. Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
A total of 3,221,661 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,218,401 on Monday. A total of 8,681,198 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 ages 40 and older, along with health care workers, long-term care residents, first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, and educators and school support staff through 12th grade are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
All appointments must be scheduled in advance at these clinics; no walk-ins will be allowed. Proof of Indiana residency and eligibility will be required upon arrival.
To schedule a vaccine, 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, a total of 2,439,523 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,469,362 first doses and 970,161 individuals who are fully vaccinated.