The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced more than 79,000 Hoosiers ages 30 to 39 signed up for a free COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, the first day of their eligibility.
Hoosiers age 30 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. Beginning Wednesday morning, Hoosiers age 16 and older will be eligible to schedule a vaccination appointment.
To schedule an appointment, visit ourshot.in.gov or call 2-1-1 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.
As of today, a total of 2,739,390 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,630,152 first doses and 1,109,238 individuals who are fully vaccinated.
Additionally, the ISDH announced 757 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing to 685,453 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 12,632 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 10 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 3,253,251 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,250,411 on Monday. A total of 8,872,438 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.