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Coronavirus in Indiana: 966 New COVID Cases, 13 Additional Deaths, 51K Vaccinations

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Health officials in Indiana on Thursday reported 966 new cases of coronavirus and 13 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, along with more than 51,000 vaccinations.

According to the latest numbers published by the Indiana State Department of Health, the new cases bring the state to 675,388 total confirmed cases since the pandemic began.

The new deaths lift the state's death toll to 12,495 fatalities. Another 411 deaths are currently being classified as probable COVID-19 fatalities, the state says.

In the last 24 hours, 41,240 tests have been administered, with 6,309 of those on new individuals. Over the last seven days, the state has reported a 3.2% positivity rate on all tests and an 8.5% positivity rate on individuals tested.

Currently there are 612 Indiana residents hospitalized because of the coronavirus. About 3.7% of the state’s ICU beds and 1.3% of the state's ventilators are in use by COVID patients.

Also Wednesday, the state reported 51,730 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. That brings the state's total number of vaccinations so far to 2,246,920, with a total of 890,159 people fully vaccinated.

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