701 Additional Hoosiers Diagnosed with Covid-19

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 701 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 679,079 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus

Posted: Mar 23, 2021 1:28 PM

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 701 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories.

That brings to 679,079 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.

To date, 12,553 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 18 from the previous day. Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,221,661 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,218,401 on Monday. A total of 8,681,198 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers age 40 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents, first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, and educators and school support staff through grade 12 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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