February 18, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on February 20, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

Stats to date from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on February 18, 2021

Cass: 5244 (1 new case); 96 deaths (2 new), 4.1% positivity
Carroll: 1742 (0 new cases); 18 deaths, 6% positivity
Fulton: 1751 (1new cases); 38 deaths, 4.7% positivity
Pulaski: 1046 (0 new cases); 42 deaths (1 new), 4.2% positivity
Miami: 3511 (2 new cases); 61 deaths, 5.6% positivity
Howard: 8985 (2 new cases); 190 deaths (3 new), 5.6% positivity
White: 2926 (4 new cases); 51 deaths, 7.3% positivity

According to the vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 4605 individuals in Cass County and 1352 are fully vaccinated.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 786 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 652,210 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 11,854 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 29 from the previous day. Another 427 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 660 historical long-term care deaths are included in today’s long-term care dashboard. The deaths were previously included in the state totals but had not been assigned to a long-term care facility.

To date, 3,065,342 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,062,008 on Wednesday. A total of 7,650,673 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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. 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.

As of today, 851,321 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 377,331 are fully vaccinated. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.