ISDH reports 1,899 additional COVID-19 cases

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The Indiana State Dept. of Health announced today that 1,899 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing to 779,317 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus.

To date, 13,615 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of six from the previous day. Another 430 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,692,418 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,687,062 on Wednesday. A total of 11,339,156 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 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, visit ourshot.in.gov or call 2-1-1 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

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 5,934,154 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,966,828 first doses and 2,967,326 individuals who are fully vaccinated.


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