Health officials announced today that 1,452 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, and 52 additional deaths have been reported.
A total of 11,578 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, the Indiana Department of Health said in a statement. It said another 423 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
The update brings to 643,305 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day's dashboard, the statement said.
To date, it said, 3,021,613 tests have been reported to the state health department, up from 3,015,385 Tuesday. A total of 7,367,210 tests, including repeat tests, have been reported to the state since Feb. 26, 2020.
For testing locations around the state, visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/ and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
Hoosiers 65 years old and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive the free COVID-19 vaccine. To make an appointment, go to https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.
As of today, 736,504 Hoosiers have received their first dose of vaccine, and 258,213 Hoosiers are fully vaccinated, the department said. A vaccine dashboard has been created by the department to show the latest number of vaccines administered. The dashboard will be updated daily.