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Indiana reports 701 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths



LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The state of Indiana on Sunday reported 701 new COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths in which the virus was a contributing factor.

The report brings the state’s total confirmed infections to 672,554 since the start of the pandemic, according to a news release from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). More than 12,400 Hoosiers have died from the virus.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate, which is a measure of the proportion of tests returning positive, remained at 3% on Sunday, according to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard. As of Sunday, 3,182,366 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 3,177,730 on Saturday. More than 200 locations are available across the state.

Floyd County, which currently has a seven-day positivity rate of 3.9%, reported 13 new cases of the virus on Sunday. That brings the county to 7,300 total cases and 175 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

To date, 1,270,966 Indiana residents have received the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 830,862 have been fully vaccinated, according to the state health department.

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