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ISDH COVID-19 update – 3/23/2021

COVID-19 update

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

March 23, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

Indianapolis, Indiana (March 23, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 701 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 679,079 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,553 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 18 from the previous day. Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,221,661 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,218,401 on Monday. A total of 8,681,198 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 2,439,523 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,469,362 first doses and 970,161 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 40 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.

The Indiana Department of Health will host three pop-up vaccination clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Thursday at the following locations:

Elkhart Housing Authority
1396 Benham Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516

River City Church Community Center
2842 Old U.S. 231
Lafayette, IN 47909

Floyd County Lazy River Park
224 W. Daisy Lane
New Albany, IN 47150

All appointments must be scheduled in advance at these clinics; no walk-ins will be allowed. Proof of Indiana residency and eligibility will be required upon arrival.

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

  • Home Care Isolation Guidances
  • COVID-19 Employee Illness Recomendations
  • City of Fort Wayne’s Rent and Utility Assistance ProgramCity’s new release
  • Allen County Department of Health information and stats
  • State of Indiana Web Resources:

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