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Indiana reports 19 more COVID-19 deaths and 5,037 positive cases

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Posted at 12:25 PM, Aug 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 11:57:44-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported Wednesday that 19 more people died with COVID-19 and 5,037 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 833,968 positive cases and 13,903 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 437 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 2,048 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 92 since Tuesday and the most since Jan. 24.

A total of 6,151,452 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 3,085,734 first doses and 3,065,718 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are fully vaccinated.

There have been more than 12.01 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.84 million individuals with a 21.7% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Aug. 18 is 18.6%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.5%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 10.9%.

The state health department said 24.1% of ICU beds and 70.6% of ventilators are available. Among the state's ICU beds, 24.2% are in-use by COVID-19 patients.

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