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Indiana reports 9 more COVID-19 deaths and 2,058 positive cases

Posted at 12:27 PM, Aug 06, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Friday that nine more people died with COVID-19 and 2,058 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 781,326 positive cases and 13,624 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 430 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 1,017 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of 40 since Thursday.

A total of 5,945,193 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 2,973,585 first doses and 2,971,608 individuals 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 more than 11.33 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 3.69 million individuals with a 21.1% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through July 30 is 16.3%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.4%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 8.5%.

The state health department said 30.6% of ICU beds and 77.3% of ventilators are available. Among the state's COVID-19 ICU beds, 11.4% are in use. On July 5, 3% were occupied.