COVID-19 in Indiana: 1,494 new cases, 8 additional deaths reported

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

The Indiana Department of Health on Friday reported 1,494 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 720,425. (via ISDH website)

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Friday reported 1,494 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 720,425.

To date, 12,921 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of eight from the previous day. Another 411 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,381,943 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,376,666 on Thursday. A total of 9,787,443 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 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, 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 them without an appointment at participating clinics.

As of Friday, a total of 4,229,104 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,344,638 first doses and 1,884,466 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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