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Indiana logs 1,261 new COVID-19 cases, 6 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A total of 726,600 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, state health officials say.

1,261 new cases of the virus were reported to the Indiana Department of Health on Thursday.

Data shows 6 additional Hoosiers lost their lives to COVID-19, bringing the state's overall death toll to 12,966.

The new data was reported to ISDH within the last 24 hours, but the new deaths occurred between April 4 and 5.

In Allen County, officials reported 88 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county's overall case count to 40,531. The overall death toll remains at 675.

The state's seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals is at 13.8%.

An estimated total of 689,642 Indiana residents have recovered from the virus, according to data from the Regenstrief Institute.

As of today, a total of 4,453,018 vaccine doses have been administered in Indiana. This includes 2,406,936 first doses and 2,046,082 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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