corona virus updateThe Indiana Department of Health announced Thursday that 1,406 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 718,948 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

In Marshall County we had 18 additional citizens diagnosed with the coronavirus.  The county’s total number of citizens who have tested positive is now at 5,903.  No new deaths were reported but to date a total of 109 county residents have died due to COVID-19.  Forty-seven additional county citizens were tested in the last 24 hours bringing the county’s total tests to 25,195. The 7-day positivity rate in Marshall County for all tests is 3.2% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is 12.9%.  Marshall County remains in the yellow.

To date, 12,913 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19.

A total of 3,376,666 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,371,140 on Wednesday. A total of 9,749,814 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 Thursday, a total of 4,171,765 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,331,069 first doses and 1,840,696 individuals who are fully vaccinated.