COVID-19 in Indiana: New deaths in Vigo, Daviess, Clay counties

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health Friday reported 1,080 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 653,245.

A total of 11,898 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 44 from the previous day. New deaths were reported locally in Vigo, Daviess and Clay counties.

Another 427 probable deaths were reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 3,069,866 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,065,342 on Thursday. A total of 7,683,034 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 65 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. Individuals must show proof that they live or work in Indiana and meet the eligibility criteria to receive a vaccine.

As of Friday, 866,680 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 401,792 are fully vaccinated. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available

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