Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 continued to climb statewide over the weekend, according to Monday’s report from the Indiana State Department of Health.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 2,166 on Saturday to 2,221 on Sunday, the largest number since Jan. 20, when 2,303 people were hospitalized with the virus. More than a quarter (26.9%) of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients.
The state reported 2,916 new COVID cases, raising the cumulative total to 855,031. The cumulative number increased by 11,331 cases over Friday’s report.
The state reported no new deaths from COVID-19, but the cumulative death toll rose by 44 over the weekend, to 13,980. The seven-day moving average of new deaths is 10 per day, the health department said.
More than 3 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. About 21,025 other Hoosiers had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine but not the second dose.
Following are the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. The department updates its data daily based on information received through 11:59 p.m. the previous day.
*New COVID-19 cases: 2,916
Total cumulative cases: 855,031
New deaths: 0
Total cumulative deaths: 13,980
New tested individuals: 7,942
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,911,860
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.9%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 18.3%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 10.9%**
** 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–Aug. 30)
First dose administered: 3,115,791 (weekend increase of 16,225)
Fully vaccinated: 3,094,764 (weekend increase of 16,715)
Marion County cumulative cases: 117,283 (increase of 459)
Marion County new deaths: 0
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,869
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.1%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 11.4%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 40,695
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 20,168
Johnson County cumulative cases: 21,468
Madison County cumulative cases: 15,565
Boone County cumulative cases: 7,782
Hancock County cumulative cases: 9,784
Morgan County cumulative cases: 7,918
Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,771
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 26.9%
Available ICU beds: 24.5%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 38,818,764
U.S. deaths: 637,658
Global cases: 216,664,634
Global deaths: 4,505,400
*New cases, deaths and tests are previously unreported cases, deaths and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. The cases and testing categories typically contain numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.
3 thoughts on “COVID-19 hospitalizations reach highest mark in Indiana since Jan. 20”
Vaccines > horse paste
It’s a shame that natural selection has to be this costly for society.
The amount of effort required to NOT get the vaccine, at this point, is truly amazing.