The Indiana Department of Health said today that 4,157 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 922,320 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day's dashboard.
To date, 14,581 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, including 31 newly reported deaths that occurred between Sept. 3 and 15. the state health department said in a statement. It said another 465 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
A total of 4,081,963 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 4,070,643 Wednesday, the statement said. It said 13,012,963 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 https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/ and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
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 https://ourshot.in.gov 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.
IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state, the statement said. If you need transportation to your vaccine appointment, call 1-888-IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9.
The department is deploying mobile vaccination clinics in Wells County. Hoosiers in those ZIP codes will receive a text message or email with information of the location and services offered.
COVID-19 vaccines will also be offered in Fort Wayne from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.
As of today, 6,386,535 doses have been administered in Indiana, the statement said. This includes 3,198,367 first doses and 3,188,168 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.