The Indiana State Department of Health said Wednesday that 1,127 new positive cases of COVID-19 had been identified throughout the Hoosier State.
According to ISDH, that brought the total number of Indiana residents now know to have tested positive for COVID-19 to date to 686,497.
Though over 1,000 new positive cases of the virus were identified statewide by ISDH on Wednesday, the health department said only one new COVID-19 death had been identified throughout the state. That death occurred in northern Indiana, in Saint Joseph County.
In total, ISDH says 12,633 Hoosiers have now died from COVID-19 to date.
Here are Wednesdays reported local increases:
- Vanderburgh County: 25 new cases
- Gibson County: 9 new cases
- Warrick County: 9 new cases
- Knox County: 5 new cases
- Posey County: 5 new cases
- Dubois County: 5 new cases
- Daviess County: 2 new cases
- Spencer County: 1 new case
- Perry County: 1 new case
- Pike County: 0 new cases
As of Wednesday, all Hoosiers age 16 and older became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Indiana. The expansion of eligibility allows more than 1.3 million of the state's residents to schedule their appointment.
For more information on COVID-19 in Indiana, visit the ISDH Dashboard.