The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 5,536 new COVID-19 cases, down from 10,164 new cases the previous day.
The state reported 129 additional deaths from COVID after reporting 134 the previous day. Indiana’s seven-day average of deaths climbed to 37 per day.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose to 3,206 on Tuesday, up slightly from 3,204 on Monday. The pandemic high was 3,519 on Jan. 13. COVID patients occupy 32.1% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has 11.5% of its ICU beds available overall.
Every county in Indiana was colored red on the state’s advisory-level map Tuesday for the sixth 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 Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 1.64 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: 5,536
Total cumulative cases: 1,574,807
New deaths: 129
Total cumulative deaths: 20,296
New tested individuals: 4,178
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,992,797
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 30.5%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 45.7%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 30.5%**
** 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: 213,189 (increase of 549)
Marion County new deaths: 20
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,599
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 43.1%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 31.9%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 76,278
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 38,211
Johnson County cumulative cases: 39,967
Madison County cumulative cases: 30,615
Boone County cumulative cases: 14,014
Hancock County cumulative cases: 19,369
Morgan County cumulative cases: 15,263
Shelby County cumulative cases: 12,363
Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Jan. 26, 2022)
First dose administered: 3,725,541 (daily increase of 2,120)
Fully vaccinated: 3,631,349 (daily increase of 2,520)
Booster doses: 1,647,897 (daily increase of 4,771)
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 32.1%
Available ICU beds: 11.5%