Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 have remained under 3,000 since sinking below that mark on Jan. 27, according to numbers posted by the Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday.
COVID hospitalizations inched up to 2,792 on Monday from 2,694 on Sunday. The last time they were above 3,000 was Jan. 26, when they stood at 3,013. Hospitalizations have fallen 20.6% since reaching a pandemic high of 3,519 on Jan. 13.
The health department said COVID patients occupy 27.7% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has 14.4% of its ICU beds available overall.
The department reported 5,655 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, for a total of 1,629,098.
The state reported 131 additional deaths from COVID on Tuesday, for a total of 20,687. According to the state, COVID death have averaged 36 per days for the last seven days.
Every county in Indiana was colored red on the state’s advisory-level map Tuesday. 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 98% of COVID test samples checked for their variant strain in January have been the Omicron variant while 2% were the Delta variant.
More than 3.64 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 1.67 million Hoosiers have gotten vaccine boosters.
The department said 56% of Indiana residents 5 and older and 60.2% of residents 12 and older are fully vaccinated.
New COVID-19 cases: 5,655
Total cumulative cases: 1,629,098
New deaths: 131
Total cumulative deaths: 20,687
New tested individuals: 5,445
Total cumulative tested individuals: 5,031,437
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 31.2%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.7%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 43.6%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 28.4%**
** 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: 218,432 (increase of 559)
Marion County new deaths: 22
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,664
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 36.3%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 27%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 78,759
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 39,412
Johnson County cumulative cases: 41,050
Madison County cumulative cases: 31,512
Boone County cumulative cases: 14,490
Hancock County cumulative cases: 20,038
Morgan County cumulative cases: 15,840
Shelby County cumulative cases: 12,971
Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Feb. 1, 2022)
First dose administered: 3,735,729 (daily increase of 1,772)
Fully vaccinated: 3,646,087 (daily increase of 2,623)
Booster doses: 1,670,790 (daily increase of 3,691)
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 27.7%
Available ICU beds: 14.4%