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36 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,480 positive cases reported in Indiana

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Posted at 12:01 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 12:05:17-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Wednesday that 36 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,480 others tested positive for the virus.

The majority of newly reported deaths occurred in the past week with 30 people dying Monday and Tuesday. Deaths are reported based on when the state receives data and occur over multiple days.

There have been 631,331 positive cases and 9,713 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 378 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 1,582 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 42 since Tuesday's report.

There have been more than 7.09 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 2.97 million individuals with a 21.2% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Jan. 27 is 15.9%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.5%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 7.7%.

The state health department said 30.9% of ICU beds and 76.7% of ventilators are available.

Nearly 611,400 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and about 166,100 people have received both doses and are fully vaccinated, according to ISDH's dashboard.


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