The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 400 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings the state’s total to 757,062 Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 13,487 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day.
Two new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed on Friday’s report from the State Health Department. That brings the county’s total to 6,279. There were no additional deaths reported and the county’s total remains at 116. A total of 16 individuals were tested and the 7-day positivity rate for all tests was 1.2% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals in the county was 16.8%.
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.
As of Friday, a total of 5,689,832 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,831,588 first doses and 2,858,244 individuals who are fully vaccinated.