COVID-19 in Indiana: More than 4M vaccine doses administered, 4 new deaths

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTWO/WAWV) — The Indiana Department of Health announced Sunday that 832 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing to 714,786 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

To date, 12,864 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of four from the previous day. Another 410 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

Hoosiers age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine or find a vaccination site, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which is available to individuals age 18 and older, is being offered at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway through April 29. On April 30, families with children age 16 and older are encouraged to visit the speedway to receive the first dose of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine. Second dose appointments will be scheduled at the time of the first dose.

As of Sunday, a total of 4,014,793 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,284,216 first doses and 1,730,577 individuals who are fully vaccinated.

A total of 3,361,013 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,357,565 on Saturday. A total of 9,646,086 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.

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