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Saturday, June 05, 2021 12:22 pm

Indiana: 387 new COVID-19 cases, 23 more deaths Saturday

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 387 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 746,554 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 13,267 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 23 from the previous day, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 418 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,520,815 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,517,652 Friday, the statement said. It said 10,538,415 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers ages 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the statement said; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible only for the Pfizer vaccine. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit www.ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

A mobile vaccination clinic is available until 6 p.m. today in Syracuse at Syracuse Community Center, 1013 North Long Drive.

IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state. If you need transportation to your vaccine appointment, call 1-888-IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9.

As of today,5,255,695 doses have been administered in Indiana, the statement said. This includes 2,681,559 first doses and 2,574,136 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 Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


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