Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb (R) has extended the state’s COVID-19 public health emergency while he is in discussions with health care providers about a new statewide executive order amid the state’s surge in coronavirus cases.
Health officials say about 97% of the people hospitalized in the state with COVID-19 are unvaccinated.
Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 2,378 new COVID-19 cases and 89 new deaths.
State of Indiana Passes 15,000 COVID Deaths
The pandemic total in the state is now 956,548 cases and 15,069 deaths.
Dashboards are now being updated around 4 p.m. Central, instead of 11 a.m.
Any Hoosier 12 and older can schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at any vaccine clinic at https://ourshot.in.gov.
Those without a computer or cell phone can call 211.