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Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:15 pm

Indiana: 1,275 new COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths Saturday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 1,275 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 647,657 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 11,722  Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 33 from the previous day, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 427 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

To date, 3,043,854 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,036,554 Friday. A total of 7,516,729 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 ages 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 ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

As of today, 799,639 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 320,575 are fully vaccinated.


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