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Indiana reports 65 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,567 positive cases

Posted at 12:16 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 12:21:46-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday that 65 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,567 others tested positive for the virus.

The majority of newly reported deaths occurred in the past week with 59 people dying between Friday-Monday. Deaths are reported based on when the state receives data and occur over multiple days.

There have been 629,903 positive cases and 9,677 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 377 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 1,624 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 30 since Monday's report.

There have been more than 7.06 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 2.96 million individuals with a 21.2% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Jan. 26 is 16.3%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.6%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 8.1%.

The state health department said 35.2% of ICU beds and 77.6% of ventilators are available.

Nearly 587,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and about 155,400 people have received both doses and are fully vaccinated, according to ISDH's dashboard.