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Indiana reports 29 more COVID-19 deaths and 241 positive cases

Posted at 1:36 PM, Jun 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-19 13:36:03-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Saturday that 29 more people died with COVID-19 and 241 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 751,242 positive cases and 13,375 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 420 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 444 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 13 since Friday's report.

A total of 5,488,972 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,754,523 first doses and 2,734,449 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 10.73 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 12 is 6.1%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.5%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 2.5%.

The state health department said 33.8% of ICU beds and 78.4% of ventilators are available.