June 17, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on June 17, 2021 by Indiana Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 232 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 750,432 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

To date, 13,344 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of one from the previous day. Another 420 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.    

A total of 3,551,547 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 3,549,161 on Wednesday. A total of 10,700,518 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.

Mobile vaccination clinics are planned on the following schedule:

Today (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Lake County:
Hobart High School Aquatic Center
2211 E. 10th St., Hobart, IN 46342

Jasper County:
First Church
5387 IN-10, Wheatfield, IN 46392

Tippecanoe County:
Tippecanoe County Amphitheater
4449 IN-43, West Lafayette, IN 47906

White County:
Reynolds parking lot
401 W. Second St., Reynolds, IN 47980

Today-Saturday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.):
Wayne County:
Ivy Tech, Richmond
2357 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374

Today-Saturday (4 p.m. to 9 p.m.):
Jennings County:
Jennings County Fair
4920 N. State Rd. 3, North Vernon, IN 47265

Patients with an appointment at a state-hosted public vaccination site can get a free Uber or Lyft 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. IU Health offers free Lyft rides to any vaccine site in the state. Call 1.888.IUHEALTH (888-484-3258) and choose option 9 if you need transportation to your vaccine appointment.

As of today, a total of 5,460,433 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,745,157 first doses and 2,715,276 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.