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Tuesday, April 06, 2021 12:10 pm

Indiana: 669 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths Tuesday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health said today that 669 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, and 11 additional deaths have been reported.

A total of 12,679 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, a statement from the department said. It said another 405 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

The update brings to 692,240 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, 3,281,732 tests have been reported to the state health department, up from 3,279,662 Monday. A total of 9,053,119 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 ages 16 and older are now eligible to receive the free COVID-19 vaccine. To make an appointment, go to https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211. Hoosiers must show proof that they live in Indiana and meet eligibility requirements.

A total of 3,061,069 doses have been administered in Indiana, including 1,749,940 first doses and 1,266,129 fully vaccinated with either two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


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