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Indiana reports 6 new deaths, 1,461 more COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 2:36 PM, Jul 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-30 14:36:27-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported six new COVID-19 deaths and 1,461 positive cases on Thursday.

There have been 771,299 positive cases and 13,576 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 429 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 755 people are in the hospital with COVID-19 as of Thursday, a decrease of 40 since Wednesday.

A total of 5,874,545 doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,930,035 first doses and 2,944,510 individuals who are fully vaccinated who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are fully vaccinated.

There have been 11,225,411 COVID-19 tests administered, including repeat tests for unique individuals, to more than 3.66 million individuals with a 21% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through July 23 is 14%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.4%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 6.8%.

The state health department said 29% of ICU beds and 78.8% of ventilators are available.