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Indiana reports 1,225 new COVID-19 cases, 67 additional deaths

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INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 641,874 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, state health officials say.

1,225 new cases of the virus were reported to the Indiana Department of Health Tuesday.

67 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to COVID-19, bringing the state's overall death toll to 11,526.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new cases occurred between Aug. 12 and Feb. 8 while the new deaths occurred between Dec. 24 and Feb. 8.

In Allen County, officials reported 86 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 34,659. The overall death toll remains at 580.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 14.5%.

An estimated total of 418,263 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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