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Indiana reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths and 683 positive cases

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Posted at 8:34 PM, May 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-22 20:34:46-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Saturday that six more people died with COVID-19 and 683 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 739,626 positive cases and 13,136 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 417 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 800 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 12 since Friday's report.

As of Saturday, a total of 4,997,447 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,583,119 first doses and 2,414,328 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 10.3 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.47 million individuals with a 21.3% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through May 15 is 10.3%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.7%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 4.8%.

The state health department said 30% of ICU beds and 78.3% of ventilators are available.