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Indiana reports 44 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,080 positive cases

Posted at 12:13 PM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 12:14:17-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Friday that 44 more people died with COVID-19 and 1.010 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 652,210 positive cases and 11,898 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 427 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 948 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an decrease since Thursday's report.

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There have been more than 7.68 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.06 million individuals with a 21.3% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Feb. 12 is 11.3%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.1%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 4.4%.

The state health department said 36.9% of ICU beds and 80.6% of ventilators are available.

As of Friday, 866,680 Hoosiers have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 402,792 are fully vaccinated.