ISDH COVID-19 update – 1/16/2021

COVID-19 update Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 stats and COVID-19 vaccine updates from the Indiana State Department of Health:

January 16, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS (January 16, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 3,973 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 587,049 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,913 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 41 from the previous day. Another 374 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.

COVID-19 testing numbers and information:

To date, 2,819,864 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,806,743 on Friday. A total of 6,386,194 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

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

COVID-19 vaccinations:

To date, 282,943 Hoosiers have received their first dose of vaccine, and nearly 56,000 have been fully vaccinated.

Hoosiers age 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit or call 2-1-1.

Web resources:

Allen County Department of Health guidance:

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

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