COVID hospitalizations continue dropping in Indiana

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 1,233 new cases of COVID-19, the 13th time in 15 days that new cases have been below 2,000.

The state also reported 24 new deaths due to the coronavirus. Reported deaths due to COVID-19 have exceeded single digits in 125 of the past 126 days.

The department said 6,505 new individuals were tested Saturday.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 1,079 on Friday to 1,031 on Saturday, the lowest number since Oct. 7. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said 332,805 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of
Sunday at 5 a.m. More than 810,046 had received the first dose of a vaccination.

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.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 1,233

Total cumulative cases: 648,875

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 24

Total deaths: 11,746

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 6,505

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,049,828

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.4%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.2%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.7%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – Feb. 14)

First dose administered: 810,046 (daily increase of 10,407)

Fully vaccinated: 332,805 (daily increase of 12,230)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 89,176 (increase of 151)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,606

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.2%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 31,321

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 15,510

Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,082

Madison County cumulative cases: 11,584

Boone County cumulative cases: 5,960

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,308

Morgan County cumulative cases: 5,927

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,528

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 38%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 9.8%

Available ventilators: 79.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 27,630,443

U.S. deaths: 485,109

Global cases: 108,732,993

Global deaths: 2,397,495

*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.

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