COVID-19 in Indiana: 3,713 new cases confirmed

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO) — The Indiana Department of Health Thursday reported that 3,713 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 813,046 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

To date, 13,783 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 15 from Wednesday. 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 3,785,916 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,775,090 on Wednesday. A total of 11,762,631 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.

Mobile vaccination clinics are planned at the following times and locations:

Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.:
Carrier, 7310 W. Morris St., Indianapolis, IN 46231

Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.:
Mooresville High School, 550 N. Indiana St., Mooresville, IN 46158

In addition, free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations will be offered from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Knox County Library, 502 N. 7th St., Vincennes, IN 47591.

Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free Uber or Lyft ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments. IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state.

Call 1.888.IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9 if you need transportation to your vaccine appointment.

As of Thursday, a total of 6,082,214 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 3,049,924 first doses and 3,032,290 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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