Indiana’s death toll from COVID-19 climbs past 19,000

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The official death toll from COVID-19 in the state has climbed above 19,000, according to the latest numbers reported late Monday night by the Indiana State Department of Health.

The department said no new COVID deaths were reported on Sunday, but the cumulative death toll rose from 18,959 in Friday’s report to 19,084 in Monday’s update, an increase of 125.

The official death toll does not include 712 probable deaths from COVID, according to the department numbers.

The health department on Monday said hospitalizations climbed to 3,399 on Friday, the highest mark since hitting 3,441 on Dec. 1, 2020. Hospitalizations dipped to 3,368 on Saturday before ticking back up to 3,382 on Sunday. The pandemic peak was 3,460, reached on Nov. 30, 2020.

COVID patients occupy 37% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has 12.6% of its ICU beds available overall.

The department said 10,003 more people with positive tests for COVID were reported on Saturday and Sunday

More than 3.58 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 1.4 million Hoosiers have gotten vaccine boosters.

The department said 59.6% of Indiana residents 12 and older are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 10,003

Total cumulative cases: 1,366,754

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 0

Total cumulative deaths: 19,084

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 17,435

Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,844,040

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 27.7%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.6%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 36.6%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 23.5%**

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

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 186,221 (increase of 1,898)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,440

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 46.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 33.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 65,268

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 32,295

Johnson County cumulative cases: 34,132

Madison County cumulative cases: 26,162

Boone County cumulative cases: 12,243

Hancock County cumulative cases: 16,780

Morgan County cumulative cases: 12,834

Shelby County cumulative cases: 10,536

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Jan. 10, 2022)

First dose administered: 3,672,628 (increase of 15,306)

Fully vaccinated: 3,584,749 (increase of 9,551)

Booster doses: 1,497,274 (increase of 39,579)

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 37%

Available ICU beds: 12.6%

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