1,449 new coronavirus cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Indiana


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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 1,449 more positive coronavirus cases and announced 14 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Saturday.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate of 4.3%, with a cumulative rate of 10.1% positive.

Since the start of the pandemic, ISDH has reported 654,660 total positive cases and 11,912 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 424 probable COVID-19 deaths.

As of February 15, the ISDH County Metric map shows 11 Blue, 73 in Yellow and 8 in Orange. The map is updated each Wednesday.

The weekly score is determined by each county’s Weekly Cases Per 100,000 residents and its 7-Day All Test Positivity Rate.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 923 total COVID-19 patients: 651 confirmed and 272 under investigation.

ISDH says 36.9% of ICU beds and 80.6% of ventilators are available across the state.

To find testing sites around the state, visit Coronavirus.In.Gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers aged 65 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Visit OurShot.In.Gov or call 211 to schedule the required appointment.

As of Saturday, 880,844 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine, and 424,148 are fully vaccinated. Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.

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