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Indiana reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths and 218 positive cases

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Posted at 12:17 PM, Jun 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-18 12:21:13-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Friday that two more people died with COVID-19 and 218 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 750,702 positive cases and 13,346 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 420 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 457 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 18 since Thursday's report.

A total of 5,476,598 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,750,695 first doses and 2,725,903 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 10.71 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 11 is 6.3%.

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

The state health department said 32.3% of ICU beds and 78.2% of ventilators are available.


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