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Indiana, Kentucky COVID-19 Case, Vaccine Updates

Locally, more than 8 thousand vaccines have been administered.

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – The Indiana State Department of Health announced today that 1,777 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. This brings the total to 614,946 Hoosiers known to have the virus.

Locally, Jefferson County has a total of 2,677 cases of COVID-19 (15 new), Scott County has 2,279 cases (11 new), Jennings County 2,009 cases (3 new), Ripley County 3,016 cases (11 new), Switzerland County 669 (0 new).

The Indiana State Department of Health announced that statewide 459,701 people have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with 106,874 have been fully vaccinated.

Locally, more than 8 thousand vaccines have been administered. The breakdown is as follows:

  • Jefferson County: 2,593 first round, 505 fully vaccinated
  • Scott County: 1,213 first round, 241 fully vaccinated
  • Ripley County: 2,521 first round, 506 fully vaccinated
  • Jennings County: 1,301 first round, 259 fully vaccinated
  • Switzerland County: 424 first round, 26 fully vaccinated

The Jefferson County Health Department is still looking for medical professionals to volunteer to help administer the COVID-19 vaccine. If you are 70 and older, a first responder, or law enforcement and would like to receive your vaccine you can visit ourshot.in.gov or dial 211.

If there are not any appointments available in your county, you are able to schedule an appointment in surrounding counties.

In Kentucky, 2,018 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kentucky on January 25, according to the Kentucky Department of Health.

Carroll County has reported 778 cases of COVID-19, and Trimble County has reported 497 cases of COVID-19.

For more information on COVID-19, you can visit the Indiana State Department of Health or the Kentucky Department of Health’s websites.

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