Indiana surpasses 11,000 cumulative COVID-19 deaths

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The Indiana Dept. of Health today announced 2,403 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 633,690 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 11,231 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19. The total includes 37 newly reported deaths and 1,507 historical deaths that were identified through a statewide year-end audit of death records and positive test results.

Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

To date, 2,983,026 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,973,618 on Wednesday. A total of 7,150,804 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 65 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 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, 637,906 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 178,560 are fully vaccinated.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.


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