COVID-19 in Indiana: Vigo County case count reaches 12,000

Wabash Valley COVID-19 updates

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health Thursday reported 1,240 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 687,713. Fourteen new cases were reported in Vigo County for a total of 12,000 cases since the start of the pandemic.

To date, 12,642 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of nine from the previous day. Another 406 probable deaths were reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. No local deaths were reported Thursday. 

A total of 3,262,518 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,257,245 on Wednesday. A total of 8,938,557 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.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available. As of today, a total of 2,857,486 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,695,022 first doses and 1,162,464 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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