Bartholomew County reporting three new COVID-19 deaths – The Republic

A sign marks the COVID-19 testing site at the old J.C. Penney store at FairOaks Mall in Columbus, Ind., which has since closed. Photo was taken Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Mike Wolanin | The Republic Mike Wolanin

INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that 4,733 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 918,230 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.

To date, 14,550 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, which includes 68 newly reported deaths that occurred between Aug. 21 and Sept. 14. Another 461 probable deaths have been reported to date based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record.

A total of 4,070,643 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 4,060,372 on Tuesday. A total of 12,960,663 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

Bartholomew County is reporting 10,233 positive cases (up 49) with 166 deaths (up three).

Surrounding counties reported:

To find testing sites around the state, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link. Clinics are being added regularly around the state.

Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

A free COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinic will be noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds midway area. No appointment is necessary. Rapid antigen and PCR tests are available. Those attending may choose either Pfizer (two dose) or Johnson and Johnson vaccine (one dose). The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine available for children ages 12 to 17.

As of Wednesday, a total of 6,373,566 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 3,193,151 first doses and 3,180,415 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Please click here for an updated county advisory map, hospitalizations and other information.

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