ISDH COVID-19 update – 4/19/2021

COVID-19 update

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

April 19, 2021: ISDH updates COVID-19 case counts

Indianapolis, Indiana (April 19, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 770 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 708,779 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,818 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of three from the previous day. Another 408 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 3,336,468 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,334,030 on Sunday. A total of 9,458,498 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 3,747,830 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,174,794 first doses and 1,573,036 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine 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 also still available at the mass vaccination site at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering the Pfizer vaccine. The Gary clinic is offering vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 2401 Harrison St., Gary, IN 46407. 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.

Two additional FEMA mobile units administering the Pfizer vaccine will operate today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:

Elkhart County
Tolson Center
1320 Benham Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516

Kosciusko County
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St.
Warsaw, IN 46580

The Indiana Department of Health also will host mobile clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the following locations:

Whitley County
First Church of God
1200 Depoy Dr.
Columbia City, IN 46725

Cass County
Logansport Welcome Center
418 4th St.
Logansport, IN 46947

Lawrence County
Bedford First Assembly of God
2601 27th St.
Bedford, IN 47421

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

  • 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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