More than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana

More than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana
Hoosiers ages 60 and older are currently eligible for the vaccine. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

INDIANAPOLIS (FOX19) - The Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,109 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

Indiana’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is now 659,127, the ISDH reports.

Switzerland County reported zero new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

Here is a breakdown of new and total cases for all Indiana counties in the FOX19 NOW viewing area:

  • Dearborn County: 12 new cases (5,423 total)
  • Franklin County: Four new cases (1,588 total)
  • Ohio County: One new case (529 total)
  • Ripley County: Four new cases (3,256 total)
  • Switzerland County: Zero new cases (752 total)
  • Union County: One new case (669 total)

The ISDH reported 26 more COVID-19 deaths on Thursday. No southeast Indiana county reported additional deaths.

12,065 people in Indiana have died from the virus since March 16, 2020.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate for all tests is 4.1%.

Hoosiers ages 60 and older are currently eligible for the vaccine.

A mobile COVID-19 vaccine site will open in Dearborn County on Feb. 25.

The site, located at 50 Walnut St, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 47025, will operate from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m., Thursday through Sunday.

If you don’t meet Indiana’s vaccine eligibility guidelines or have an appointment, you will not be vaccinated.

For Indiana residents who are unable to leave their homes and are eligible for the vaccine, the state has a Homebound Hoosier program using the EMS network to administer vaccines in homes.

Residents of Dearborn, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties should call 812.432.6200 or 800.742.5001.

Residents of Franklin and Union counties should call 765.966.1795 or 800.589.1121.

Click here for more information on Indiana’s vaccine program.

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