The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday announced that 1,567 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 629,903 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
In Marshall County there were 10 new confirmed cased of the coronavirus bringing our total to 5,193. No new deaths were reported, and the county’s total remains at 84. 21 new individuals were tested and the over number of county citizens tested is 22,505. The 7-day positivity rate for all tests is 5.4% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is 21.0%.
A total of 9,677 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 65 from the previous day. Another 377 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, 2,968,591 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,963,581 on Monday. A total of 7,067,175 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, 586,937 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 155,362 are fully vaccinated.
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.