421 new COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana

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

INDIANAPOLIS (FOX19) - The Indiana State Department of Health reported 421 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

Four counties in the FOX19 NOW viewing area reported zero new cases.

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

  • Dearborn County: One new case (5,539 total)
  • Franklin County: One new cases (1,611 total)
  • Ohio County: Zero new cases (543 total)
  • Ripley County: Three new cases (3,288 total)
  • Switzerland County: Zero new cases (756 total)
  • Union County: Zero new cases (684 total)

The state’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is now 672,967, according to the ISDH.

Health officials say an additional eight people in the state died due to the virus bringing the total to 12,454 deaths.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate for all tests is 3.1 %.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Indiana educators regardless of age may begin to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as of Monday, March 15.

Those included are:

  • Teachers and staff in pre-K through high school
  • Childcare centers and early start programs
  • Licensed childcare providers, including center-based and family care providers
  • Classroom aides, bus drivers, janitors, and counselors
  • Administration staff, cafeteria workers, and substitute teachers

Indiana previously determined COVID-19 vaccine eligibility by age and at-risk groups.

Hoosiers ages 50 and older are also eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here is a complete list of which groups are eligible for the vaccine in Indiana.

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