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Indiana reports 67 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,225 positive cases

Posted at 11:58 AM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 12:06:22-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday that 67 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,225 others tested positive for the virus.

The majority of newly reported deaths occurred in the past week with 39 people dying between Friday-Tuesday. Deaths are reported based on when the state receives data and occur over multiple days.

There have been 641,874 positive cases and 11,526 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 416 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 1,265 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 27 since Monday's report.

There have been more than 7.32 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.01 million individuals with a 21.3% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Feb. 2 is 14.5%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.4%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 6.4%.

The state health department said 37.6% of ICU beds and 79.6% of ventilators are available.

Nearly 719,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and approximately 240,150 people have received both doses and are fully vaccinated, according to ISDH's dashboard.