State Health Department Says 387 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health announced Saturday that 387 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings 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. 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 on Friday. A total of 10,538,415 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health 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 age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://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.

Mobile vaccination clinics are available on the following schedule:

Today (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
3718 E. Blue Ridge Rd., Shelbyville, IN  46176

Syracuse Community Center
1013 N. Long Dr., Syracuse, IN  46567

Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free UBER or Lyft ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments. IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state. Call 1.888.IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9 if you need transportation to your vaccine appointment.

As of today, a total of 5,255,695 doses have been administered in Indiana. 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.

The dashboard will not update on Sunday, June 6, due to technical maintenance, and no press release will be issued. Normal updates will resume on Monday, June 7.

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