Indiana health officials reported 798 new cases of coronavirus and five additional deaths on Saturday, along with more than 43,000 new vaccinations last day.
According to the Indiana State Department of Health, new coronavirus cases have brought the state to 734,736 since the pandemic began. Additional deaths raised the death toll to 13,054 and another 417 were classified as probable deaths by COVID-19.
Over the past 24 hours, 33,480 new tests have been administered, 7,430 of which have been in new people, bringing the state’s total to more than 10.1 million tests during the pandemic.
The state’s average positivity rate fell over the past day to 5.1% in all tests and remained at 12.2% of those tested over the past seven days.
According to ISDH data, a total of 832 Indiana residents are currently hospitalized, a decrease from the previous day.
Currently, 8.5% of the beds in the state’s intensive care unit are occupied by patients with COVID. Approximately 2.7% of ventilators in the state are used by patients with COVID.
A total of 37,828 new doses of vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours, officials said, with 25,459 of these individuals now fully vaccinated.
A total of 4,777,794 doses of the vaccines have been administered in Indiana, with 2,282,103 people now fully vaccinated, health officials say.