INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that more than 2 million Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
A total of 4,395,106 doses have been administered in Indiana as of Wednesday. This includes 2,389,057 first doses and 2,006,049 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.
“Doubling the number of Hoosiers who are fully protected from COVID-19 in just over two months is a reason to celebrate, but we need to continue to vaccinate everyone who is eligible so that we can protect our communities and the people we love,” State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, said.
Hoosiers age 16 and older can receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are recommended but are not required at most clinics. 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.
Also Wednesday, the ISDH announced that 1,160 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings the state total to 725,353.
To date, 12,960 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 10 from the previous day. Another 413 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
A total of 3,401,725 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,397,243 on Tuesday. A total of 9,904,926 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