The Indiana State Dept. of Health today announced that 1,445 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 646,425 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the new coronavirus, following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 11,690 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 86 since yesterday. Another 427 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
To date, 3,036,554 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,029,943 on Thursday. A total of 7,470,213 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 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, 779,240 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 300,742 are fully vaccinated.
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.