COVID-19 in Indiana: Knox, Greene counties see additional deaths

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health Friday reported 963 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus, bringing the state total to 660,071.

A total of 12,098 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 33 from the previous day. New deaths were reported Friday in Knox and Greene counties.

Another 433 probable deaths were reported statewide based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

Friday’s dashboard includes historical tests from a lab that resulted in the addition of 663 previously tested individuals and 2,150 negative test results. To date, 3,106,426 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,100,111 on Thursday. A total of 7,942,952 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 60 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

As of Friday, 963,225 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 531,962 are fully vaccinated.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

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