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Indiana reports 16 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,733 positive cases

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 12:36:38-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Monday that 16 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,733 others tested positive for the virus.

All of newly reported deaths occurred in the past week between Wednesday-Sunday. Deaths are reported based on when the state receives data and occur over multiple days.

There have been 628,391 positive cases and 9,613 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 376 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 1,594 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 10 since Sunday's report.

There have been more than 7.03 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 2.96 million individuals with a 21.2% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Jan. 25 is 16.7%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.6%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 8.3%.

The state health department said 31.4% of ICU beds and 77.1% of ventilators are available.

More than 562,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and around 143,600 people have received both doses and are fully vaccinated, according to ISDH's dashboard.


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