INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 824 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 656,358 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.
A total of 11,982 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 35 from the previous day.
On Monday Vigo County reported 15 new cases and one new death.
Vermillion County reported no new cases while Parke County reported one.
Sullivan County reported one new case while Clay County reported six new cases and one new death.
Putnam County had nine new cases and two new deaths.
To date, 3,085,554 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,083,893 on Sunday. A total of 7,794,765 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 65 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Individuals must show proof that they live or work in Indiana and meet the eligibility criteria to receive a vaccine.
As of today, 893,246 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 440,028 are fully vaccinated.
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.