COVID-19 in Indiana: Vigo County death toll hits 250

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The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday reported 495 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state total to 736,480. (via ISDH website)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday reported 495 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state total to 736,480.

To date, 13,090 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 21 from the previous day. One new death was reported in Vigo County Tuesday for a total of 250 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Statewide, another 417 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,457,544 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,454,998 on Monday. A total of 10,208,588 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.

As of Tuesday, a total of 4,854,635 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,527,727 first doses and 2,326,908 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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