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Indiana reports 20 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,136 positive cases

Posted at 12:06 PM, Mar 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-26 12:09:47-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Friday that 20 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,136 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 682,099 positive cases and 12,596 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 407 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 637 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 10 since Thursday's report.

As of Friday, a total of 2,604,473 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 1,561,705 first doses and 1,042,768 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 8.73 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.22 million individuals with a 21.1% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through March 19 is 9.1%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 9.3%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 3.4%.

The state health department said 34.2% of ICU beds and 81.5% of ventilators are available.