corona virus updateThe Indiana Department of Health Sunday announced that 2,565 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 611,039 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

In that last 24 hours there were 14 more Marshall County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total to 5,053.  No new deaths were reported, and our total remains at 84 deaths related to the coronavirus.  57 additional citizens have been tested for COVID-19 bringing the overall total of those tested in the county to 22,132.  The 7-day positivity rate for all tests was 5.5% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals was 19.9%.

A total of 9,340 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 23 from the previous day. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 2,900,051 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana. A total of 6,738,341 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 and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers age 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit or call 211.

As of today, 434,287 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 98,517 are fully vaccinated.