February 4, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

According to coronavirus.in.gov, “Today’s total deaths includes 1,507 historical deaths identified through an audit of 2020 and 2021 COVID death records and test results.”

Stats to date from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on February 4, 2021

Cass: 5077 (24 new cases); 89 deaths (1 new), 9.9% positivity
Carroll: 1678 (6 new cases); 17 deaths, 10.3% positivity
Fulton: 1704 (8 new case); 38 deaths, 7.3% positivity
Pulaski: 1006 (3 new cases); 40 deaths, 7% positivity
Miami: 3403 (30 new cases); 57 deaths, 10.5% positivity
Howard: 8712 (33 new cases); 170 deaths, 9.1% positivity
White: 2825 (6 new cases); 51 deaths,7.8% positivity

According to the vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 3,294 individuals in Cass County and 602 are fully vaccinated.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 2,403 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 633,690 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 11,231 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19. The total includes 37 newly reported deaths and 1,507 historical deaths that were identified through an audit of death records and positive test results.

Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

To date, 2,983,026 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,973,618 on Wednesday. A total of 7,150,804 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.

As of today, 637,906 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 178,560 are fully vaccinated.

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