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Indiana reports 57 more COVID-19 deaths and 5,659 new positive cases

Posted at 1:54 PM, Dec 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-03 13:54:15-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported Friday that 57 more Hoosiers have died with COVID-19 and another 5,659 people have tested positive.

There have been 17,117 confirmed deaths and 1,118,335 positive cases since the pandemic began.

An additional 595 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 2,408 Hoosiers are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 91 since Thursday. Additionally, IDOH said 20% of intensive care beds are available across the state with 26.7% in use by COVID-19 patients.

According to IDOH, 70.4% of hospital ventilators are available in Indiana.

There have been more than 15.57 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 4.55 million individuals with a 24.4% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Nov. 26 is 24.1%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.7%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 13.1%.

A total of 7,799,123 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 3,496,948 first doses and 3,446,898 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are fully vaccinated. Another 855,277 Indiana residents have received a booster dose.

Hoosiers can schedule a COVID-19 vaccine by calling 211 or visiting