13.5% of county fully vaccinated

On Monday, the state’s COVID-19 vaccination dashboard reported 7,686 or 17.3% of 44,231 Jackson County residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 5,975 or 13.5% of county residents have been fully vaccinated.

This is an increase of 11 county residents receiving their first dose since Sunday. Nine more have been fully vaccinated.

In Jackson County, 233 residents have received the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine.

Since Dec. 14, 1,276,777 Hoosiers have received their first dose, while 837,233 are fully vaccinated. There have been 32,264 Hoosiers who have received the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Monday that 4,677 Jackson County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, an increase of one from Sunday’s total.

The positivity rate for Jackson County is at 2.1%, a 0.1% decrease from Sunday’s 2.2%, according to the department’s COVID-19 dashboard.

The rate is determined by a seven-day moving average with a six-day lag to give time to receive comprehensive results. The current positivity rate for the county would be for March 2 to 8.

Jackson County is classified as a level 0.5 county and is a blue level threat. To be a blue level threat, a county must maintain a positivity rate lower than 5%.

No new deaths attributed to COVID-19 were reported in Jackson County on Monday or over the weekend, leaving the county’s death toll at 67.

There have been 51,238 COVID tests administered to 17,856 individuals in the county since March 18, 2020, an increase of 44 from Sunday’s total.

The latest results are as of 11:59 p.m. Sunday. The coronavirus dashboard is updated at noon daily.

On Monday, 421 additional Hoosiers across the state were diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the ISDH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.

This brings the total number of Hoosiers known to have had the novel coronavirus to 672,967 following corrections to the previous day’s total.

The state’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 12,454 with eight new deaths being reported Monday.

For the state, a total of 8,466,256 tests have been administered, an increase of 14,206 from Sunday’s total.