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Indiana reports 1,529 COVID-19 cases, 49 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 635,171 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, state health officials say.

1,529 new cases of the virus were reported to the Indiana Department of Health on Friday.

49 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to COVID-19, bringing the state's overall death toll to 11,280.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new deaths occurred between Dec. 23 and Feb. 4.

In Allen County, officials reported 71 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 34,231. The overall death toll increased to 580.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 15.4%.

An estimated total of 414,245 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

Any Hoosier who wants to be tested for COVID-19 can get a test at any state-sponsored OptumServe site, regardless of whether they are at high risk or have symptoms. 

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Jazlynn Bebout

Jazlynn Bebout is the Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Editor at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @jazlynnsb

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