ISDH COVID-19 update – 3/8/2021

COVID-19 update

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

March 8, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

Indianapolis, Indiana (March 8, 2021) — A total of 667,736 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, an increase of 480 from the previous day. A total of 12,315 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 429 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

To date, 3,153,395 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,150,418 on Sunday. A total of 8,255,253 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 update:

As of Monday, 1,113,856 first doses of vaccine have been administered in Indiana, and 703,808 individuals are 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.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

COVID-19 Web resources:

Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 guidance:

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

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