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Indiana reports 4 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,250 positive cases

Posted at 12:44 PM, Apr 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-22 12:44:11-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Thursday that four more people died with COVID-19 and 1,250 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 711,787 positive cases and 12,844 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 408 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 848 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 12 since Wednesday's report.

As of Thursday, a total of 3,887,012 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,233,214 first doses and 1,653,798 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 9.55 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.34 million individuals with a 21.3% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through April 15 is 13.4%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 9%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 5%.

The state health department said 30.3% of ICU beds and 78.3% of ventilators are available.