coronavirus update

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With 52 residents of northeast Indiana hospitalized due to COVID-19, the area hit its lowest rate for hospitalizations on Monday since last April.

 

According to the Indiana Department of Health, statewide hospitalizations are at their lowest since early July, with 635.

 

Two additional deaths were reported in the region due to COVID-19 on Monday, and an additional 62 cases were reported.

 

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The Indiana Department of Health reported 168 additional confirmed deaths over the last week. That brings the state’s total to 12,310 confirmed deaths. The state also reported more than 5,500 new cases in the last week.

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Seven-day positivity rates for COVID-19 in northeast Indiana are at 4.5 percent on Friday. The rate statewide was down to 3.3 percent.

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Newly-diagnosed COVID-19 cases jumped up to over 900 statewide on Thursday, to 961, but the 7-day positivity rate declined a bit more to 3.4 percent.

 

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Noble County joined Kosciusko, LaGrange and Wabash counties across the state in attaining the safest level for COVID-19 community spread, going “blue” on the state’s coronavirus dashboard. 

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Hoosiers 55 and older can now register for appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Indiana Department of Health announced the expansion Tuesday.

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As Indiana opens up its vaccination program to those 55 and over, 7-day positivity rates for COVID-19 continue to decline around the state and northeast Indiana.  


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As Indiana vaccinated its 1 millionth resident, COVID-19 positivity rates around the region dropped to almost 5 percent for the past seven days. 

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The Indiana Department of Health reported 195 additional confirmed deaths over the last week. That brings the state’s total to 12,142 confirmed deaths. The state also reported more than 6,000 new cases in the last week.

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In northeast Indiana, there have been about 36,727 residents over age 60 fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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