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Indiana Reports 582 New Cases of Coronavirus, 5 Additional Deaths

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Health officials in Indiana reported 582 new cases of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, with five more deaths attributed to the virus.

According to the latest figures released by the Indiana State Department of Health, 68,433 cases of the virus have now been confirmed statewide during the pandemic, with 2,780 deaths ruled to be connected to the virus.

Over the last 24 hours, 12,263 new test samples have been turned in to state labs, with 775,482 total tests performed during the pandemic.

Overall the state’s positivity rate now stands at 8.8 percent, while the 7-day rolling positivity rate increased slightly on Monday, dropping to 7.4 percent.

According to hospitalization data provided by the state, 14.3 percent of the state’s ICU beds are currently in use by coronavirus patients, while 2.8 percent of the state’s ventilators are being used to treat patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

Indiana still has more than 39 percent of its ICU beds available in the event of a COVID-19 surge, while nearly 85 percent of ventilators are available for use.

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