Last Updated on May 17, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health
Info compiled by Cass County Online
Cass County stayed in the yellow advisory status on the county metrics map as of May 12, 2021. Yellow indicates moderate community spread, with 111 weekly cases per 100,000 residents and a positivity rate of 5.43%. The map is updated weekly on Wednesdays.
Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on Monday, May 17, 2021:
Cass: 5876 (1 new case per ISDH; 10 less than Sunday); 105 deaths, 5.8% positivity
Carroll: 1904 (2 new cases); 20 deaths, 6% positivity
Fulton: 1960 ( 1new case per ISDH, 1 less than Sunday); 40 deaths, 2.8% positivity
Pulaski: 1174 (1 new case); 45 deaths, 2.9% positivity
Miami: 3839 (4 new cases); 68 deaths, 3.8% positivity
Howard: 10,001 (16 new cases); 218 deaths, 5.9% positivity
White: 3177 (9 new cases); 54 deaths, 4.7% positivity
According to the COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, the first dose has been administered to 10,579 individuals in Cass County and 10,507 are fully vaccinated.
SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Health
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 559 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 735,999 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
To date, 13,069 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of six from the previous day. Another 417 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.
A total of 3,454,998 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,452,232 on Sunday. A total of 10,194,882 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 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.
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 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.
Mobile vaccination clinics will be held this week on the following schedule:
Today (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.):
INDYCAR parking lot
4551 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222
Tuesday-Wednesday (all times 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Ivy Tech Community College
261 S. Commerce Dr., Marion, IN 46953
Tuesday-Thursday (all times 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Bedford First Assembly of God
2601 27th St., Bedford, IN 47421
First Church of God
1200 Depoy Dr., Columbia City, IN 46725
Logansport Welcome Center
418 4th St., Logansport, IN 46947
Thursday-Saturday (all times 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Goshen High School
401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, IN 46526
Second Missionary Baptist Church
819 N. Apperson Way Kokomo, IN 46901
Hoosiers can obtain a vaccine without an appointment at participating clinics. To find vaccination sites, visit https://ourshot.in.gov. Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free Uber ride. Call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 to receive a voucher to cover the cost of an Uber ride to and from your vaccination appointments.
As of today, a total of 4,817,825 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,511,882 first doses and 2,305,943 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.