Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 1,494 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 720,425 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

To date, 12,921 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19.

In Marshall County there were 14 new cases reported.  That brings the county’s overall total of positive cases to 5,916.  There was 1 new death reported bringing the county’s total up to 110. Thirty-nine individuals were testes since Thursday’s report.  Overall in Marshall County there have been a total of 25,231tests administered. The 7-day positivity rate for all tests is 3.4% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is 14.2%.

A total of 3,381,943 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana. A total of 9,787,443 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 4,229,104 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,344,638 first doses and 1,884,466 individuals who are fully vaccinated.