INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) - State health officials report more than 4,400 new cases of COVID-19 in Indiana.
The state health department report an additional 4,411 cases of the virus Thursday.
With this new information, the total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the state increases to 578,494.
Nearly 239,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 48,000 have received both doses and are fully vaccinated.
The Indiana Department of Health has created a vaccine dashboard that shows the latest number of vaccines administered. The dashboard is updated daily.
During Governor Eric Holcomb's weekly COVID-19 briefing, state health officials report more than 59,000 Hoosiers ages 70 to 79 have registered to receive the vaccine Wednesday.
A total of 8,830 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 40 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.
To date, 2,792,291 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,779,991 on Wednesday.
A total of 6,271,603 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.
Any Hoosier who wants to be tested for COVID-19 can get a test at any state-sponsored OptumServe site, regardless of whether they are at high risk or have symptoms.
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