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970 new COVID-19 cases, 16 additional deaths reported in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 700,775 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, according to state health officials.

970 new cases of the virus were reported to the Indiana Department of Health on Tuesday.

Data shows 16 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to COVID-19, bringing the state's overall death toll to 12,762.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new cases occurred between Nov. 25 and April 12.

In Allen County, officials reported 92 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 38,896. The overall death toll stands at 666.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals has increased to 12.9%.

An estimated total of 664,564 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

As of today, a total of 3,451,895 vaccine doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,018,362 first doses and 1,433,533 individuals who are fully vaccinated. 

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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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