933 new coronavirus cases, 20 additional deaths reported in Indiana


Correction: An earlier version of this story said Hoosiers aged 70 and older were eligible for the vaccine. The story has been corrected to the accurate age of 65 and older.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 933 more positive coronavirus cases and announced 20 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Wednesday.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate of 5%, with a cumulative rate of 10.2% positive.

Since the start of the pandemic, ISDH has reported 651,453 total positive cases and 11,825 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 425 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 955 total COVID-19 patients: 708 confirmed and 247 under investigation.

ISDH says 39.9% of ICU beds and 79.4% 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 Wednesday, 834,478 Hoosiers have received a first dose of vaccine and 356,204 are fully vaccinated.

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