COVID-19 in Indiana: 6 new deaths reported Thursday including 1 in Vigo County

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The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,261 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 726,600. (via ISDH website)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,261 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 726,600.

To date, 12,966 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of six from the previous day. One death was reported Thursday in Vigo County. 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 3,407,170 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,401,725 on Wednesday. A total of 9,939,840 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 16 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 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.

Hoosiers interested in receiving a vaccine can obtain one without an appointment at participating clinics. To find vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov.

As of Thursday, a total of 4,453,018 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,406,936 first doses and 2,046,082 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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