COVID-19 in Indiana: Nearly 3,000 new cases in the state reported Wednesday

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Wednesday reported 2,952 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 889,362.

To date, 14,258 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, including 86 deaths that occurred between Aug. 21 and Sept. 7 but were newly reported to the state. Another 451 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.  

A total of 4,001,012 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,995,480 on Tuesday. A total of 12,627,901 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 ages 12 and up can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Those younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only.

To find a vaccination clinic, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 for assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

As of Tuesday, a total of 6,301,543 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 3,160,508 first doses and 3,141,035 people 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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