962 new COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana

962 new COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana
Hoosiers ages 50 and older are now eligible for the vaccine. (Source: WXIX)

INDIANAPOLIS (FOX19) - The Indiana State Department of Health reported 962 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

The state’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is now 664,446, according to the ISDH.

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

  • Dearborn County: Nine new cases (5,499 total)
  • Franklin County: One new case (1,596 total)
  • Ohio County: One new case (540 total)
  • Ripley County: One new case (3,278 total)
  • Switzerland County: Zero new cases (755 total)
  • Union County: Two new cases (675 total)

The ISDH reported 32 more Hoosiers died from the virus on Thursday. Only Dearborn County reported an additional death in the FOX19 NOW viewing area.

Indiana has reported 12,231 total deaths from COVID-19.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate for all tests is 3.4%.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday that Hoosiers ages 50 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

A mobile COVID-19 vaccine site remains open in Dearborn County.

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.

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