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FRIDAY UPDATE: HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS

March 5, 2021
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Coronavirus Update 2021The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that 879 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 665,285 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

In Marshall County 9 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed bringing our overall total to 5,446.  There were no new deaths to report for our county number remains at 105.  Twenty-five individuals were tested bringing the overall total in the county to 23,544.  The 7-day positivity rate for all tests was 1.9% while the 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals was 10.4%.

A total of 12,263 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19.

To date, 3,138,643 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana. A total of 8,171,222 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

Hoosiers age 50 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://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

As of today, 1,088,419 first doses of vaccine have been administered in Indiana, and 657,741 individuals are fully vaccinated.

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