COVID-19 update and COVID-19 vaccine updates from the Indiana State Department of Health:
April 15, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts
Indianapolis, Indiana (April 15, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,408 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 703,345 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 12,789 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of seven from the previous day. Another 405 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
A total of 3,316,399 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,311,123 on Tuesday. A total of 9,334,460 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 3,588,808 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,091,055 first doses and 1,497,753 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 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Appointments are still available at the mass vaccination site at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary. Anyone age 16 and older is encouraged to get a free COVID-19 shot Sunday and Monday, April 11 and 12, 2021, during the Indiana Department of Health’s walk-in days at the site, which will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 730 W. 25th Ave., Gary. Free transportation to and from the site is available through the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) and through a partnership between IU Health and Lyft. Language interpretation and support for those with disabilities, hearing or vision impairments are also available onsite.
The site, along with two mobile units, opened April 7; combined, they have administered 18,319 doses of vaccine to date.
Two additional FEMA mobile units will operate today through Saturday this week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:
East Chicago School Administration
1401 E. 144th St.
East Chicago, IN 46312
La Porte Rural King
1340 St. Rd. 2 West
LaPorte, IN 46350
Additional Indiana Department of Health mobile units offering the two-dose Moderna vaccine will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today:
3901 Abbott St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Community Action of Southern Indiana
201 E. 15th St.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Tipton County Fairgrounds
1200 S. Main St.
Tipton, IN 46072
Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available. To find other vaccination sites, visit https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/.
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
- Indiana Executive Orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic: 2020 | 2021
Other Web Resources:
- Recipients of the COVID-19 vaccines should sign up for V-safe, the after-vaccination health checker
- Free rides for COVID-19 vaccinations in NE Indiana
- 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