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Indiana reports 1 more COVID-19 death and 232 positive cases

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 12:19:56-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Thursday that 1 more people died with COVID-19 and 232 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 750,432 positive cases and 13,344 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 420 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 475 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 57 since Wednesday's report.

A total of 5,460,433 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,745,157 first doses and 2,715,276 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are fully vaccinated.

There have been more than 10.7 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.55 million individuals with a 21.1% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through June 10 is 6.5%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.5%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 2.6%.

The state health department said 30.7% of ICU beds and 78.3% of ventilators are available.


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