ISDH COVID-19 update – 1/18/2021

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

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

January 18, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS (January 18, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,548 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 592,709 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,966 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 30 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.

To date, 2,839,505 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,831,352 on Sunday. A total of 6,462,786 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

COVID-19 vaccination updates:

To date, nearly 303,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and nearly 64,000 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.

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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