Indiana's positivity rate increases slightly on Saturday

Indiana's positivity rate increases slightly on Saturday
A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2, was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Source: CDC)

INDIANA (WAVE) -The positivity rate in Indiana continues to increase.

The Hoosier state reported 1,380 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday. There were also seven new deaths reported.

The positivity rate sits at 4.8%.

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