COVID-19 in Indiana: Vigo County resident among 5 new deaths reported Thursday

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The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday reported 900 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 732,692. (via ISDH website)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday reported 900 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 732,692.

To date, 13,033 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. One new death was reported in Vigo County for a total 248 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Another 417 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals under 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. Hoosiers can obtain a vaccine without an appointment at participating clinics.

As of Thursday, a total of 4,696,852 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,470,237 first doses and 2,226,615 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

A total of 3,436,875 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,432,248 on Wednesday. A total of 10,104,400 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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