February 24, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

Stats to date from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on February 24, 2021

Cass: 5389 (18 new cases); 99 deaths, 3.8% positivity
Carroll: 1757 (1 new case); 18 deaths, 7.3% positivity
Fulton: 1774 (10 new cases); 38 deaths, 1.2% positivity
Pulaski: 1062 (6 new cases); 43 deaths, 4.6% positivity
Miami: 3551 (13 new cases); 63 deaths, 4.2% positivity
Howard: 9024 (7 new cases); 194 deaths, 3.9% positivity
White: 2956 (3 new cases); 51 deaths, 6.8% positivity

According to the vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 4872 individuals in Cass County and 1813 are fully vaccinated.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,019 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 658,043 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 12,039 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 14 from the previous day. Another 428 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 3,093,689 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,088,729 on Tuesday. A total of 7,856,992 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 60 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.

As of today, 920,930 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 482,564 are fully vaccinated.

The Indiana Department of Health will host 10 vaccine clinics for eligible Hoosiers around the state from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday this week. Individuals must register in advance at https://ourshot.in.gov. No walk-ups will be allowed, and the clinics are open only to Indiana residents. Proof of eligibility will be required at the clinic.

The locations are:

Bartholomew County:
Ivy Tech, 4475 Central Ave., Columbus

Clinton County:
Ivy tech, 251 E. Clinton, Frankfort

Dearborn County:
Ivy Tech, 50 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg

Greene County:
Greene County Fairgrounds, 4503 W. State Road 54, Bloomfield

Lake County:
Ivy Tech, 410 E. Columbus Dr., East Chicago

LaPorte County:
3714 Franklin St., Michigan City

Lawrence County:
Inn at Spring Mill State Park, 333 Indiana 60 E., Mitchell

Randolph County:
Randolph County Fairgrounds, 1885 US 27, Winchester

Scott County:
Mid-America Science Park, 821 S. Lake Rd. South, Scottsburg

White County:
White County Fairgrounds, 12 N. 25 East, Reynolds

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