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Tuesday, May 04, 2021 12:36 pm

Indiana: 824 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths Tuesday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health said today that 824 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, and 12 additional deaths have been reported.

A total of 12,950 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, a statement from the department said. It said another 413 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

The update brings to 724,214 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, 3,397,243 tests have been reported to the state health department, up from 3,394,981 Monday. A total of 9,875,046 tests, including repeat tests, have been reported to the state since Feb. 26, 2020. For testing locations around the state, go to 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. They can get a vaccine without an appointment at participating clinics. To make an appointment, go to https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211. Hoosiers must show proof they live in Indiana and meet eligibility requirements.

A total of 4,345,484 vaccine doses have been administered in Indiana, including 2,376,140 first doses and 1,969,344 fully vaccinated with either two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

 


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