Coronavirus in Indiana: 801 New COVID Cases, 22 Additional Deaths, 37K Vaccinations

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Health officials in Indiana on Friday reported 801 new cases of coronavirus and 22 additional deaths, along with more than 37,000 new vaccinations in the past day.

According to the Indiana State Department of Health, the new coronavirus cases bring the state to 738,961 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. The additional deaths lifted the death toll to 13,130 with another 417 classified as probable COVID-19 deaths.

Over the last 24 hours, 23,526 new tests have been administered, 4,790 of those on new individuals, with the statewide total sitting at over 10.2 million tests conducted during the pandemic.

The state’s rolling average positivity rate rose slightly since the previous day to 4.9% of all tests conducted and 10.4% of individuals tested over the last seven days.

A total of 788 Indiana residents are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, according to ISDH data, an slight decrease from the day before.

Currently, 8.3% of the state’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients. Approximately 2.8% of the state’s ventilators are in use by COVID patients.

A total of 37,152 new vaccine doses were administered in the past 24 hours, officials said, with 21,835 of those individuals now fully vaccinated.

A total of 4,965,905 doses of the vaccines have been administered in Indiana, with 2,393,680 individuals now fully vaccinated, health officials say.

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