36.4% of county fully vaccinated


The Indiana State Department of Health announced Monday that 5,086 Jackson County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, an increase of three from Sunday’s total.

The positivity rate for Jackson County is at 2.1%, a 0.4% increase from Sunday’s 1.7%, 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 June 1 to 7.

Jackson County is classified as a level 0.5 county and a blue level threat.

No deaths attributed to COVID-19 were reported in Jackson County on Monday or over the weekend, leaving the county’s death toll at 74.

There have been 59,679 COVID tests administered to 19,608 individuals in the county since March 18, 2020, an increase of 21 from Sunday’s total.

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

Also Monday, the state’s COVID-19 vaccination dashboard reported 15,988 or 36.1% of 44,231 Jackson County residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 16,140 or 36.4% of county residents have been fully vaccinated.

Since Dec. 14, 2,725,849 Hoosiers have received their first dose, while 2,672,891 are fully vaccinated.

On Monday, 140 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 749,532 following corrections to the previous day’s total.

The state’s total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is 13,326 with two new deaths reported Monday.

For the state, a total of 10,659,764 tests have been administered, an increase of 5,296 from Sunday.

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