COVID-19 update and COVID-19 vaccine updates from the Indiana State Department of Health:
March 20, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts
Indianapolis, Indiana (March 20, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 925 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 677,135 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 12,515 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of six from the previous day. Another 411 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
To date, 3,210,529 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,205,024 on Friday. A total of 8,624,407 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 www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
COVID-19 vaccinations update:
As of today, a total of 2,353,675 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,418,294 first doses and 935,381 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.
Hoosiers age 45 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 https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/ or call 2-1-1.
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.
COVID-19 World Wide Web Resources
Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance and Local Resources
State of Indiana Web Resources:
- Indiana’s Mortgage Assistance Program
- List of who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine
- Eligible? Click here to register and make an appointment
- Indiana State Department of Health’s COVID-19 information and stats
Other Web Resources:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 webpage
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 cases in the United States
- John Hopkins’ COVID-19 Dashboard
- Latest news from Google News