COVID-19 in Indiana: More than 1,500 new cases over the weekend

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO) — The Indiana Department of Health Monday reported that 1,685 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 825,549 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

To date, 13,828 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 45 from Thursday. Another 435 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.  

A total of 3,826,745 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,785,916 on Thursday. A total of 11,912,467 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 Thursday, a total of 6,125,546 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 3,072,107 first doses and 3,053,439 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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