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ISDH COVID update: Allen County in the yellow for second consecutive week

INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) - For the second week in a row, Allen County is in the yellow due to the amount of COVID-19 cases reported per day.

The Indiana Department of Health reported 933 new cases of COVID in the state.

With this new information, the total number of cases increase to more than 651,000.

A total of 11,825 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 20 from the previous day.

Another 425 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 3,062,008 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,057,498 on Tuesday.

A total of 7,624,956 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, 834,478 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine and 356,204 are fully vaccinated.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Individuals must show proof that they live or work in Indiana and meet the eligibility criteria to receive a vaccine.

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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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