The Indiana Department of Health announced Thursday that 5,222 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings the state’s total to 868,451 Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.
To date, 14,101 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, which includes 23 newly reported deaths that occurred between Aug. 19 and Aug. 31.
Marshall County had 19 additional cases of the coronavirus confirmed on Thursday’s report from the state. No additional deaths and our total remains at 121. There were 96 individuals tested and the 7-day positivity rate of all tests in Marshall County was 9.1% and the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals in the county was 18.4%.
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. Clinics are being added regularly around the state.
Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 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.
The Indiana Department of Health is deploying a mobile clinic to Marshall County on Friday and Saturday. Residents will be able to receive free testing and vaccinations.
As of Thursday, a total of 3,113,100 Hoosiers are fully vaccinated.