March 23, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on March 23, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

Stats to date from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on March 23, 2021

Cass: 5583 (4 new cases); 102 deaths, 4.2% positivity
Carroll: 1796 (3 new case); 20 deaths (1 new), 3.6% positivity
Fulton: 1847 (4 new cases); 39 deaths, 7.6% positivity
Pulaski: 1102 (1 new case); 45 deaths, 5.6% positivity
Miami: 3643 (0 new cases); 65 deaths, 4% positivity
Howard: 9312 (24 new cases); 208 deaths, 4.6% positivity
White: 3016 (1 new case); 54 deaths, 2.1% positivity

According to the vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 6984 individuals in Cass County and 4792 are fully vaccinated.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 701 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 679,079 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,553 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 18 from the previous day. Another 406 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,221,661 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,218,401 on Monday. A total of 8,681,198 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 40 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents, first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, and educators and school support staff through grade 12 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

The Indiana Department of Health will host three vaccination clinics from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Thursday at the following locations:

Elkhart Housing Authority
1396 Benham Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516

River City Church Community Center
2842 Old U.S. 231
Lafayette, IN 47909

Floyd County Lazy River Park
224 W. Daisy Lane
New Albany, IN 47150

All appointments must be scheduled in advance at these clinics; no walk-ins will be allowed. Proof of Indiana residency and eligibility will be required upon arrival.

To schedule a vaccine, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

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

As of today, a total of 2,439,523 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,469,362 first doses and 970,161 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.