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Coronavirus in Indiana: 480 New COVID Cases, 5 Additional Deaths, 13K Vaccinations

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Health officials in Indiana reported 480 new cases of coronavirus and five additional deaths in the last 24 hours along with more than 13,000 vaccinations.

According to the latest numbers published by the Indiana State Department of Health, the 480 new cases reported Monday bring the state to 667,736 total cases during the pandemic.

The new deaths reported Monday bring the state to 12,315 fatalities since the pandemic began. Another 429 deaths are currently being classified as probable COVID-19 fatalities, the state says.

In the last 24 hours, 13,073 tests have been administered to 3,313 unique individuals. Over the last seven days, the state has reported a 3.1% positivity rate on all tests, and an 8.6% positivity rate on individuals tested, both of which show continued downward trends in that category.

Currently there are 635 Indiana residents hospitalized because of the coronavirus, the lowest number of hospitalizations reported since late June. Just 4.6% of the state’s ICU beds are in use by COVID patients, and 1.8% of the state’s ventilators are currently in use by coronavirus patients.

At the same time, the state reported 6,170 people received their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine in the last day. Another 7,362 received their second shots to become fully vaccinated, state data showed.

In total, 1,133,856 people have received their first doses in the state and 703,808 people are fully vaccinated.

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