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Friday, April 30, 2021 12:32 pm

Indiana: 1,494 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths Friday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,494 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing,  bringing to 720,425 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,921 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of eight from the previous day, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 411 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,381,943 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,376,666 Thursday, the statement said. It said 9,787,443 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 https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/ 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 https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

As of today, a total of 4,229,104 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,344,638 first doses and 1,884,466 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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