The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 12,230 new COVID-19 cases, up from 5,536 new cases the previous day.
The state reported 104 additional deaths from COVID on top of 263 deaths the previous two days. Indiana’s seven-day average of deaths climbed from 37 to 40 per day.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 3,206 on Tuesday to 3,013 on Wednesday. Hospitalizations have fallen 16.8% since reaching a pandemic high of 3,519 on Jan. 13.
COVID patients occupy 42.2% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has 11.9% of its ICU beds available overall.
Every county in Indiana was colored red on the state’s advisory-level map Thursday for the seventh report in a row. Red is the highest level on the four-color map, which means every county is seeing at least 200 new cases week per 100,000 residents and a seven-day positivity rate for all tests of 15% or more.
The state said 87.8% of COVID test samples checked for their variant strain in January have been the Omicron variant while 12% were the Delta variant.
More than 3.63 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m. More than 1.65 million Hoosiers have gotten vaccine boosters.
The department said 60.1% of Indiana residents 12 and older and 62.1% of residents 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
New COVID-19 cases: 12,230
Total cumulative cases: 1,587,005
New deaths: 104
Total cumulative deaths: 20,400
New tested individuals: 9,248
Total cumulative tested individuals: 5,000,442
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 30.7%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 45.8%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 30.7%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Marion County cumulative cases: 214,251 (increase of 1,074)
Marion County new deaths: 21
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,620
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 42.5.1%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 31.6%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 76,792
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 38,503
Johnson County cumulative cases: 40,186
Madison County cumulative cases: 30,822
Boone County cumulative cases: 14,118
Hancock County cumulative cases: 19,520
Morgan County cumulative cases: 15,369
Shelby County cumulative cases: 12,472
Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Jan. 27, 2022)
First dose administered: 3,727,729 (daily increase of 2,304)
Fully vaccinated: 3,634,497 (daily increase of 3,237)
Booster doses: 1,652,611 (daily increase of 4,735)
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 44.2%
Available ICU beds: 11.9%