The Journal Gazette
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:10 pm

Indiana: 1,272 new COVID-19 cases, 19 more deaths Wednesday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health said today that 1,272 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, and 19 additional deaths have been reported.

A total of 12,902 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 410 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

The update brings to 717,564 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, 3,371,140 tests have been reported to the state health department, up from 3,366,463 Tuesday. A total of 9,711,225 tests, including repeat tests, have been reported to the state since Feb. 26, 2020. For testing locations around the state, visit 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 or call 211. Hoosiers must show proof that they live in Indiana and meet eligibility requirements.

A total of 4,114,426 doses have been administered in Indiana, including 2,315,568 first doses and 1,798,858 fully vaccinated with either two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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