The Journal Gazette
Friday, September 17, 2021 1:06 pm

Indiana: 4,368 new COVID-19 cases Friday, 32 more recent deaths reported

The Journal Gazette

The Indiana Department of Health said today that 4,368 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 926,604 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 14,615 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, which includes 32 newly reported deaths that occurred between Aug. 6 and Sept. 16, the state health department said in a statement. It said another 468 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 4,093,023 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 4,081,963 Thursday, the statement said. It said 13,064,803 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state since Feb. 26, 2020. To find testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. Clinics are being added regularly around the state.

Hoosiers ages 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than 18 are eligible only for the Pfizer vaccine. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

As of today, 6,397,367 doses have been administered in Indiana, the statement said. This includes 3,202,765 first doses and 3,194,602 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents those who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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