The Journal Gazette
Friday, April 02, 2021 12:40 pm

Indiana: 1,256 new COVID-19 cases, 20 more deaths Friday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,256 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 688,916 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,662 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 20 from the previous day, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 407 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,267,629 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,262,518 Thursday. A total of 8,975,412 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers ages 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit 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, a total of 2,927,796 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,730,567 first doses and 1,197,229 people who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents people who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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