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No New COVID Deaths, 625 More Local Vaccinations

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Hundreds more Vanderburgh County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with no new coronavirus-related deaths reported on Friday. 

The Indiana Department of Health counted 625 more local residents fully vaccinated -- topping 57,000 -- with 16 new infections in the county.

No new COVID-related deaths were added in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Posey, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, or Spencer counties on the Friday dashboard.

Vanderburgh County’s seven-day positivity rate held at 4.4 percent.

Across southern Indiana, the number of hospitalized COVID patients dropped by one to 41 in the 12-county region.

Statewide, Indiana added five new COVID-related deaths and more than 1,100 new infections.

846 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 across Indiana as the state’s seven-day positivity rate fell slightly to 4.9 percent.

The Green River District Health Department added 31 more infections but no new COVID-related deaths.

The number of COVID patients in the hospital rose to eleven in the seven-county district.