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ISDH COVID update: More than 1,400 cases reported

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INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) - According to state health officials, most of Indiana has switched to the color yellow based on the number of cases reported per day.

On Wednesday, officials report more than 1,400 Hoosiers who have tested positive for COVID-19.

With this new information, the total number of Hoosiers known to have tested positive for COVID increases to 643,305.

A total of 11,578 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 52 from the previous day.

Another 423 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 3,021,613 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,015,385 on Tuesday.

A total of 7,367,210 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

Hoosiers age 65 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

As of today, 736,504 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 258,213 are fully vaccinated.

An estimated total of 419,043 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

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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Emilia Miles

Emilia Miles joined Fort Wayne’s NBC in September 2019 as a Social Media and Digital Content Manager. Emilia also serves as a producer. She’s a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Indiana University.

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