The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 44 more deaths due to COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 15,586.
The seven-day moving average of new deaths rose from 16 to 17 per day, the health department said.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dipped from 1,746 on Sunday to 1,729 on Monday. More than 20% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients. Hospitalizations reached a recent peak of 2,687 on Sept. 13.
The department reported 1,630 new cases of COVID-19, up from 1,114 the previous day. The cumulative total of cases rose to 988,765.
More than 3.3 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m., after a daily increase of 4,364. Department statistics show 60.3% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 1,630
Total cumulative cases: 988,765
New deaths: 44
Total cumulative deaths: 15,586
New tested individuals: 5,166
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,266,480
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.2%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.6%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 18.3%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 9.3%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14–Oct. 12)
First dose administered: 3,287,791 (daily increase of 3,621)
Fully vaccinated: 3,317,833 (daily increase of 4,364)
Marion County cumulative cases: 133,643 (increase of 188)
Marion County new deaths: 11
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,085
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.7%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 8.1%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 45,693
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 23,488
Johnson County cumulative cases: 24,657
Madison County cumulative cases: 18,348
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,750
Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,533
Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,299
Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,041
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 20.4%
ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 54.2%
Available ICU beds: 25.4%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 44,468,276
U.S. deaths: 714,331
Global cases: 238,438,389
Global deaths: 4,860,843