May 1, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on May 2, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on Saturday, May 1, 2021:

Cass: 5761 (6 new cases); 105 deaths, 6% positivity
Carroll: 1877 (2 new cases); 20 deaths, .9% positivity
Fulton: 1937 (1 new case); 40 deaths, 2.7% positivity
Pulaski: 1156 (1 new case); 45 deaths, 2.6% positivity
Miami: 3785 (5 new cases); 65 deaths, 6.4% positivity
Howard: 9794 (15 new cases); 214 deaths, 5.4% positivity
White: 3116 (4 new cases); 54 deaths, 3.9% positivity

According to the vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 10,213 individuals in Cass County and 8886 are fully vaccinated.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 1,191 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 721,577 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 12,926 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of five from the previous day. Another 412 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,387,503 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,381,943 on Friday. A total of 9,819,124 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 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule a vaccine, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

Appointments and walk-ups are welcome at the former Roosevelt High School in Gary, which is offering both the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines. The Gary clinic, which runs through June 2, is offering vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at 2401 Harrison St., Gary, IN 46407.  Free transportation to and from the site is available through the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC) and through a partnership between IU Health and Lyft. Language interpretation and support for those with disabilities, hearing or vision impairments are also available onsite.

Additional mobile clinics are planned next week on the following schedule:

Lake County:
May 4-May 8, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
East Chicago School Administration
1401 E. 144th St.
East Chicago, IN 46312

May 8, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.:
Wolf Lake Pavilion
2324 Calumet Ave.
Hammond, IN 46320

La Porte County:
May 4-May 8, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
La Porte Rural King
1340 St. Rd. 2 West
La Porte, IN 46350

Delaware County:
May 4-May 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Delaware County Fairgrounds
1210 Wheeling Ave.
Muncie, IN 47303

Hoosiers interested in receiving a vaccine can obtain them without an appointment at participating clinics. To find vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov.

As of today, a total of 4,278,157 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,359,964 first doses and 1,918,193 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.