COVID-19 in Indiana: Another day with over 3,000 new cases

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) — The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday reported that 3,641 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 829,010 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus. 

To date, 13,885 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 57 from Monday. Today’s total includes deaths that occurred over the weekend. Another 435 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. One new death was reported out of Parke County for a total of 17 deaths since the start of the pandemic. 

Another 431 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.     

A total of 3,836,684 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,826,745 on Monday. A total of 11,954,570 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020. 

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.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 near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites. 

As of today, a total of 6,135,656 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 3,077,486 first doses and 3,058,170 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine 

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