Indiana reports 8 new COVID-19 deaths, 20K more Hoosiers vaccinated

The Daily Reformer

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 20,768 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated as of Tuesday.

To date, 2,191,407 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 1,593,765 individuals are fully vaccinated.

ISDH said the fully vaccinated number includes individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

ISDH also reported 733 more positive coronavirus cases and announced eight additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Tuesday.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate of 5.2%, with a cumulative rate of 9% positive.

Since the start of the pandemic, ISDH has reported 709,455 total positive cases and 12,826 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 408 probable COVID-19 deaths.

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As of April 12, the ISDH County Metric map shows 42 in Blue, 49 in Yellow, 1 in Orange and 0 in Red. The map is updated each Wednesday.

The weekly score is determined by each county’s Weekly Cases Per 100,000 residents and its 7-Day All Test Positivity Rate.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 891 total COVID-19 patients: 652 confirmed and 239 under investigation.

ISDH says 32.3% of ICU beds and 80.1% of ventilators are available across the state.

Hoosiers aged 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit Ourshot.In.Gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

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Additional FEMA clinics are planned from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 20-24 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

ISDH also will host mobile clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 20-22 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

To find other vaccination sites, visit Ourshot.In.Gov.


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