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Indiana reports 955 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths



The state of Indiana on Sunday reported 955 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths in which the virus was a contributing factor.

The report brings the state’s total confirmed infections to 684,020 since the start of the pandemic, according to a news release from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). More than 12,600 Hoosiers have died from the virus.

Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate, which is a measure of the proportion of tests returning positive, was at 3.5% on Sunday, according to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard. As of Sunday, 3,247,141 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 3,242,438 on Saturday.  More than 200 locations are available across the state.

Floyd County, which currently has a seven-day positivity rate of 4.3%, reported 11 new cases of the virus on Sunday. That brings the county to 7,404 total cases and 174 deaths since the start of the pandemic

To date, 1,602,873 Indiana residents have received at least the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 1,082,702 have been fully vaccinated, according to the state health department.