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ISDH: 730 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths

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INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The Indiana Department of Health reports a total of 684,733 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19.

730 new cases of the virus were reported to the department Monday.

5 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to COVID-19, bringing the state's overall death toll to 12,622.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new cases and deaths occurred between March 25 and March 28.

In Allen County, officials reported 65 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 37,752. The overall death toll stands at 658.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 9.3%.

An estimated total of 653,523 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

As of today, a total of 2,696,073 vaccine doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 1,607,932 first doses and 1,088,141 individuals who are fully vaccinated. 

RELATED: State to extend emergency, open vaccines to all Hoosiers 16+

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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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