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Indiana reports 2,647 new COVID cases, 46 more deaths as vaccinations continue



LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The state of Indiana reported 2,647 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and 46 additional virus-related deaths.

The latest reported numbers bring the state’s total confirmed infections to 622,625 since the start of the pandemic, according to a news release from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH).

According to the release, 9,549 Hoosiers have died from the virus, with another 376 probable deaths due to the coronavirus.

To date, 2,940,233 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 2,930,353 on Thursday.

More than 200 locations are available across the state.

As of Friday, 518,997 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 127,521 are fully vaccinated.

Indiana residents 70 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Health care workers, long-term care workers and residents, and first responders are also eligible.

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