The Journal Gazette
Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:08 pm

Indiana: 1,406 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths Thursday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health said today that 1,406 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, and 11 additional deaths have been reported.

A total of 12,913 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, a statement from the department said. It said another 411 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

The update brings to 718,948 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, 3,376,666 tests have been reported to the state health department, up from 3,371,140 Wednesday. A total of 9,749,814 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 4,171,765 doses have been administered in Indiana, including 2,331,069 first doses and 1,840,696 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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