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Sunday, January 24, 2021 12:20 pm

Verbatim Health Department Updates Statewide COVID-19 Case Counts

The following was released on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021:

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,565 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 611,039 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 9,340 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 23 from the previous day. Another 376 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.

To date, 2,900,051 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,890,956 on Saturday. A total of 6,738,341 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 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211.

As of today, 434,287 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 98,517 are fully vaccinated.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.


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