February 28, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on February 28, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

Stats to date from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on February 28, 2021

Cass: 5443 (10 new cases); 99 deaths, 3% positivity
Carroll: 1765 (1 new cases); 18 deaths, 5.3% positivity
Fulton: 1782 (0 new cases); 37 deaths, 3.3% positivity
Pulaski: 1064 (0 new cases); 44 deaths, 4.9% positivity
Miami: 3572 (5 new cases); 63 deaths, 4.7% positivity
Howard: 9055 (9 new cases); 197 deaths (1 new), 2.4% positivity
White: 2973 (1 new case); 52 deaths, 5.4% positivity

According to the vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 5150 individuals in Cass County and 2591 are fully vaccinated.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 736 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 661,673 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 12,142 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 17 from the previous day. Another 431 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 3,117,201 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,112,174 on Saturday. A total of 8.021,430 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, 992,727 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 565,722 are fully vaccinated.

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