ISDH COVID-19 update – 1/6/2021

State of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Indiana State Department of Health Indianapolis Indiana COVID-19

Indiana State Department of Health news release:

January 6, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS (January 6, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6,214 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 539,229 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,371 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 80 from the previous day. Another 372 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.

More than 128,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of vaccine, and more than 300,000 Hoosiers are scheduled to receive vaccine by the end of the month, with more appointments being scheduled daily.

To date, 2,694,585 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,681,739 on Tuesday. A total of 5,894,505 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

To find testing locations around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Web resources:

Allen County Department of Health guidance:

  • Home Care Isolation Guidances
  • COVID-19 Employee Illness Recomendations

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