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Indiana reports 1,198 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths



The state of Indiana on Sunday reported 1,198 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths in which the virus was a contributing factor.

The report brings the state’s total confirmed infections to 698,692 since the start of the pandemic, according to a news release from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). More than 12,700 Hoosiers have died from the virus since it was first reported in the state.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate, which is a measure of the proportion of tests returning positive, was at 4.8% on Sunday, according to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard. As of Sunday, 3,303,200 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 3,299,121 on Saturday.  More than 200 locations are available across the state.

Floyd County, which currently has a seven-day positivity rate of 5.1%, reported nine new cases of the virus on Saturday. That brings the county to 7,509 total cases and 175 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

To date, 1,979,829 Indiana residents have received at least the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 1,402,528 have been fully vaccinated, according to the state health department.