All Kentuckians and Hoosiers 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination — effective Monday for Kentucky residents and last Wednesday in Indiana.
Indiana has now had more than 3 million residents vaccinated with 3,015,788 total doses administered. This includes 1,771,330 first doses and 1,244,458 individuals who are fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated number represents individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines as well as those who received the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
In Kentucky, 1,482,959 have received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 888,314 have been fully vaccinated.
More than 16,000 have been vaccinated in Jefferson County with 6,649 residents fully vaccinated while 9,636 have received at least the first of two doses of the COVID vaccine. Switzerland County has vaccinated more than 3,000 including 1,248 that have been fully vaccinated and 1,838 that have received the first of a two-dose vaccination series.
As of Monday, Jefferson County had seven new cases for an overall total of 3,032 COVID-19 cases. Jefferson County’s seven-day positivity percentage is currently 4.3% and the unique positivity rating is 11.4%. Jefferson County had one new death since Friday due to the virus pandemic to bring the total deaths to 79.
Switzerland County had no new cases of COVID-19 with a total of 765 positive cases. The total COVID-19 deaths remains at eight. The seven-day positivity in Switzerland County is 1.7% and the seven-day unique positivity rating is 7.1%.
The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday that 762 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 691,625 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus. To date, 12,668 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of one from the previous day.
In Kentucky, 587 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on April 3, according to the Kentucky Department of Health. There have been 429,106 positive cases overall and 6,149 deaths including eight new deaths, and 12 additional from new audit deaths.