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ISDH reports 1,166 new COVID-19 cases, Allen County remains in ‘yellow’

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INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 710,607 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, state health officials say.

1,166 new cases of the virus were reported to the Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday.

Data shows 14 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to COVID-19, bringing the state's overall death toll to 12,840.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new deaths occurred between April 11 and April 20.

In Allen County, officials reported 55 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 39,467.

Health officials say one recently reported death was determined not to be an Allen County resident, so the total number of lives lost to COVID-19 is now at 672.

ISDH updated their color-coded map outlining advisory levels for counties, showing Allen County remains in yellow.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 13.6%.

An estimated total of 673,345 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

As of today, a total of 3,834,629 vaccine doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,212,174 first doses and 1,622,455 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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