By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

The Indiana Department of Health announced 1,250 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

A total of 711,787 known Indiana residents have contracted COVID-19, according to the state’s dashboard.

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There are an additional 408 probable deaths due to complications of the virus. This brings the state total of COVID-19 deaths to 12,844.

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All Indiana residents age 16 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and can schedule an appointment at or call 211.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff