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Wednesday: Indiana Department Of Health Update

January 6, 2021
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Covid 19 update_1The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that 6,214 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 539,229 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

Marshall County reported 21 new individuals tested positive for Covid-19 bringing us to 4649 to date. The Indiana Department of Health added 1 additional death to Marshall County bringing us to 82 Covid-19 related deaths. There were 46 new individuals tested for Covid-19. The 7-Day Positivity- All Tests scored 26.4 with the 7-Day Positivity –Unique Individuals score 46.2.

A total of 8,371 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 80 from the previous day. Another 372 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.           

More than 128,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of vaccine, and more than 300,000 Hoosiers are scheduled to receive vaccine by the end of the month, with more appointments being scheduled daily.

To date, 2,694,585 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,681,739 on Tuesday. A total of 5,894,505 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

To find other testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.