The Journal Gazette
Friday, April 23, 2021 12:05 pm

Indiana: 1,124 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths Friday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,124 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 712,858 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,848 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 408 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,352,755 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,347,994 Thursday, the statement said. It said a total of 9,588,133 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, the statement said. To schedule a vaccine, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

A Federal Emergency Management Agency clinic will operate in Warsaw from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday at Center Lake Pavilion, 119 E. Canal St.

As of today, a total of 3,938,806 doses have been administered in Indiana, the statement said. It said this includes 2,253,551 first doses and 1,685,255 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.




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