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Indiana reports 131 more COVID-19 deaths and 5,655 new positive cases

Posted at 2:25 PM, Feb 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-15 13:39:24-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported Tuesday that 131 more Hoosiers have died from COVID-19 and 5,655 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 20,687 confirmed deaths and 1,629,098 positive cases since the pandemic began. The newly reported deaths include those that happened over the previous days and weeks and were just reported to the state.

An additional 800 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 2,792 Hoosiers are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 98 since Monday. IDOH also said 14.4% of intensive care beds are available across the state with 27.7% in use by COVID-19 patients.

According to IDOH, 68.1% of hospital ventilators are available in Indiana.

There have been more than 18.33 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 5.03 million individuals with a 31.2% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Jan. 25 is 43.6%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.7%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 28.4%.

Hoosiers can schedule a COVID-19 vaccine by calling 211 or visiting