Vigo County added 44 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 10,238 in the daily coronavirus update from state health officials.
Hoosiers age 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211.
However, in Vigo County the only site with appointments currently available is the Landsbaum Center on the campus of Union Hospital, according to the state website.
Vaccination clinics in Vigo Putnam, Clay, Parke, Owen, Vermillion, Sullivan counties and at Terre Haute Regional Hospital currently have no available appointments. The closest available appointments as of noon today outside Vigo County are in Crawfordsville, Danville, Lebanon and Bloomfield.
State health officials said more appointments are expected to become available as additional doses of vaccine is distributed to county health departments.
The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 3,686 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 574,119 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.
A total of 8,790 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 59 from the previous day. Another 373 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.
To date, 2,779,991 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,770,157 on Tuesday. A total of 6,220,087 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.
To find testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.
Nearly 220,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and more than 40,000 have received both doses and are fully vaccinated.