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State health officials note 809 new cases of COVID-19; 16 additional deaths

indiana covid 7 28 2020

INDIANA (WPTA21) - State Health Officials say 809 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported Tuesday, and 16 more Hoosiers lost their lives to the virus.

That brings Indiana's total number of confirmed cases to 63,678, and the death toll to 2,725.

All of the new positive cases were reported to the state on Monday, while the new deaths occurred between July 12 and July 27.

In Allen County, local health officials say two more residents died from the virus, and 42 others tested positive.

As of Tuesday, 44.6 percent of ICU beds and 83.5 percent of ventilators are available across the state.

To date, 716,809 tests have been reported to ISDH, up from 707,791 on Monday.

Of those tests, 8.9 percent returned a positive result.

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Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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