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Vanderburgh County Reports New COVID-19 Death

Vanderburgh County inched closer towards 400 total COVID-19 deaths on Friday after the state health department said a new death had been identified.

Posted: Apr 16, 2021 11:23 AM
Updated: Apr 16, 2021 11:39 AM

On Friday, the Indiana State Department of Health said it had identified a new COVID-19 death in Vanderburgh County.

After Friday's report of one new COVID-19 death in the county, ISDH said Vanderburgh County had now reached 394 total COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began.

Though no other new COVID-19 deaths were identified in southwestern Indiana outside of Vanderburgh County's, ISDH said that new positive cases of the virus had been identified in all of our local counties.

Local COVID-19 Increases Reported Friday:

  • Vanderburgh County: 16 new cases, 1 new death
  • Warrick County: 5 new cases
  • Daviess County: 5 new cases
  • Gibson County: 4 new cases
  • Knox County: 4 new cases
  • Dubois County: 3 new cases
  • Perry County: 2 new cases
  • Posey County: 1 new case
  • Pike County: 1 new case
  • Spencer County: 1 new case

Including the local COVID-19 increases reported Friday, ISDH said 1,327 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus had been identified throughout the Hoosier State.

In addition, 14 new COVID-19 deaths were reported statewide on Friday, including the new death reported in Vanderburgh County.

Now, 704,632 total Indiana residents have tested positive for COVID-19 to date, while 12,803 total have died from it, according to ISDH.


Updated Statewide COVID-19 Numbers for April 16 Via ISDH

In Indiana, any individual who's at least 16-years-old can receive the COVID-19 vaccine

For individuals in the Indianapolis area, the state health department will be offering the Moderna vaccine from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

For more information on COVID-19 in Indiana, you can visit the state health department's COVID-19 dashboard.


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