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Indiana reports 15 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,260 positive cases

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Posted at 2:49 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 12:15:42-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Wednesday that 15 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,260 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 693,452 positive cases and 12,694 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 405 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 706 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of two since Monday's report.

As of Tuesday, a total of 3,118,886 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 1,827,696 first doses and 1,291,190 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 9 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.28 million individuals with a 21.1% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through March 30 is 11.4%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 9.2%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 4.5%.

The state health department said 39.3% of ICU beds and 80.3% of ventilators are available.


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