Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 1,124 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings the state’s total to 712,858 residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

In Marshall County 9 new positive cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.  That bring our overall total to 5,827.  In the last 24 hours there were 37 new COVID-19 tests given and the overall total to date is a staggering 25,000 tests in the county.  There were no new deaths reported and our count remains at 109.  The 7-day positivity rate for all tests was 3.3% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique tests was 15.2%.

To date, 12,848 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19.

A total of 3,352,755 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana. A total of 9,588,133 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 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

As of Friday, a total of 3,938,806 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,253,551 first doses and 1,685,255 individuals who are fully vaccinated.