Indiana reports 1,527 new COVID-19 cases; death toll rises to 21,667
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – New COVID-19 data has been released by the Indiana Department of Health.
New positive cases, deaths and tests have occurred over a range of dates but were reported to the state Department of Health in the last 24 hours.
IDOH says 1,527 more Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19; those tests were recorded from Feb. 6 to Feb. 17.
A total of 1,674,269 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19 since March 2020.
The IDOH coronavirus dashboard reported 99 additional deaths from COVID-19 in Indiana between Nov. 28 and Feb. 17.
A total of 21,667 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19. Another 862 “probable” deaths have occurred but a positive test is not on record.
The 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals stands at 21.7% and falling. The 7-day positivity rate for all tests is 12.2% and falling.
A total of 18,777,274 tests have been administered to 5,067,808 Hoosiers since Feb. 26, 2020.
There are currently 1,376 Hoosiers hospitalized with COVID-19.
ISDH says 9,127,021 vaccination doses have been administered to Hoosiers, and 3,674,836 Hoosiers are fully vaccinated.
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According to the Regenstrief Institute, 1,469,627 Hoosiers are estimated to have recovered from the virus.
According to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, there have been more than 420,908,184 confirmed cases worldwide, with more than 5,869,200 deaths.
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