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Indiana reports 7 more COVID-19 deaths and 240 positive cases

Posted at 12:06 PM, Jun 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-15 12:06:34-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday that seven more people died with COVID-19 and 240 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 749,835 positive cases and 13,332 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 420 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 536 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 39 since Monday's report.

A total of 5,425,240 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,733,554 first doses and 2,691,686 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 10.67 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.54 million individuals with a 21.1% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through June 8 is 6.7%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.5%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 2.7%.

The state health department said 35.6% of ICU beds and 78.6% of ventilators are available.