The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 89 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the pandemic total in the state to 15,069.
The seven-day moving average of new deaths rose from 17 to 25 per day, the health department said.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 2,181 on Sunday to 2,113, the department said. Almost 27% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients.
The department reported 2,378 new cases of COVID-19, up from 1,724 the previous day.
More than 3.25 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m., after an increase of 5,969. Department statistics say 59.3% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 2,378
Total cumulative cases: 956,548
New deaths: 89
Total cumulative deaths: 15,069
New tested individuals: 6,585
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,176,673
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 22.9%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 19.5%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 10.4%**
** 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–Sept. 28)
First dose administered: 3,243,907 (daily increase of 4,625)
Fully vaccinated: 3,254,662 (daily increase of 5,969)
Marion County cumulative cases: 130,170 (increase of 291)
Marion County new deaths: 9
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,012
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 9.8%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 44,417
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 22,622
Johnson County cumulative cases: 23,935
Madison County cumulative cases: 17,667
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,513
Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,045
Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,018
Shelby County cumulative cases: 6,720
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 26.9%
ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 50.9%
Available ICU beds: 22.2%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 43,221,483
U.S. deaths: 692,511
Global cases: 232,702,991
Global deaths: 4,763,415