PRINCETON — Indiana State Department of Health confirmed Gibson County’s 91st COVID-19 related death Tuesday.

In the ISDH daily update, two new cases were confirmed and the one additional death among 11 new tests, for a total 5,337 cases including 91 deaths among 15,039 people tested.

Gibson County’s seven-day rolling positivity rate is 3.2% among all tests and 11.7% among people tested for the first time.

ISDH reports 9,506 Gibson Countians have received full vaccination against the virus, and 10,578 have received their first dose of a two-dose series. Of the 9,506 fully vaccinated residents, 431 received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Anyone age 16 and older is eligible to receive the vaccination free of charge, by registering online at ourshot.in.gov. People under age 18 should register for the two-dose Pfizer vaccine offered locally at Deaconess Gibson Hospital. Gibson County Health Department offers the two-dose Moderna and some Johnson & Johnson vaccine at its clinic in the 4-H Building on the north side of the Gibson County Fairgrounds on Wednesdays. No appointment is needed at that location.

Williams Brothers Pharmacy, Walmart and Walgreens pharmacies offer vaccinations through federal retail programs.

Anyone who needs assistance in registering online for the vaccine can call 211 or visit Gibson County Council on Aging’s senior center on Richland Creek Drive in Princeton or local libraries during regular business hours.

In the area, Knox County reports no new cases for a total 3,709 cases including 90 deaths among 14,703 people tested; Daviess County no new cases for a total 2,943 cases including 99 deaths among 12,230 people tested; Pike County no new cases for a total 1,326 cases including 34 deaths among 5,213 people tested; ; Dubois County two new cases for a total 6,139 cases including 117 deaths among 20,429 people tested; Warrick County no new cases for a total 7,754 cases including 155 deaths among 32,320 people tested; Vanderburgh County seven new cases including one additional death for a total 22,231 cases including 396 deaths among 99,144 people tested; and Posey County no new cases for a total 2,707 cases including 33 deaths among 10,610 people tested.

 

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