The Indiana Department of Health Monday announced that 1,733 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 628,391 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
Marshall County has 15 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus bringing our total to 5,185 positive cases of the pandemic. Our deaths remain at 84. There were 45 new tests administered bringing the total of all tests to 22,496. The 7-day positivity rate for all tests is 5.0% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 20.6%. Marshall County remains in the yellow ranking on the map of Indiana with 7 other counties in the state.
A total of 9,613 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 16 from the previous day. Another 376 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.
To date, 2,963,581 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,957,867 on Sunday. A total of 7,039,744 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.
As of today, 568,328 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 146,333 are fully vaccinated.
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.