COVID-19 in Indiana: New death reported in Vigo County for second day

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health Friday reported 1,189 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 727,764.

To date, 12,983 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 17 from the previous day. One new death was reported in Vigo County for a total of 246 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Clay County also reported a new death for a total of 46 since the start of the pandemic. Another 414 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,411,825 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,407,170 on Thursday. A total of 9,970,007 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 Friday a total of 4,496,606 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,418,692 first doses and 2,077,914 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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