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Indiana now reports more than 150,000 COVID-19 cases

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INDIANA (WPTA21) - With 1,551 new confirmed cases of the virus reported Tuesday, the state now says more than 150,000 Hoosiers were infected with COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

The Indiana State Department of Health also noted 48 new coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday. Indiana's death toll now stands at 3,775.

The new positive cases were recorded between Oct. 16 and Oct. 19, while the new deaths occurred between Oct. 8 and Oct. 19.

According to the state's online COVID-19 dashboard, the 7-day positivity rate for all tests is at 6.7 percent.

Allen County health officials noted another 10 COVID-19 deaths and 66 more positive cases. Due to a delay in reporting, two of those deaths from earlier in the year were added to the case count.

In the past 30 days, Indiana has reported 40,027 new cases and 477 deaths.

To date, 1,572,350 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 1,564,722 on Monday. A total of 2,551,406 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The Regenstrief Institute estimates as many as 108,462 Hoosiers recovered from the virus.

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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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