Indiana reports 134 more COVID deaths, uptick in hospitalizations

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 10,164 new COVID-19 cases and 134 additional deaths because of the virus.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19, which had fallen for four days in a row, rose to 3,204 on Monday, up from 3,137 the previous day. The pandemic high was 3,519 on Jan. 13. COVID patients occupy 32.6% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has 13.2% of its ICU beds available overall.

Every county in Indiana was colored red on the state’s advisory-level map Tuesday for the fifth 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 seven-day positivity rate for all tests of 15% or more.

The state said 74.3% of COVID test samples checked for their variant strain in January have been the Omicron variant while 25.3% were the Delta variant.

More than 3.62 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 1.63 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.

COVID-19 cases

New COVID-19 cases: 10,164

Total cumulative cases: 1,569,850

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 134

Total cumulative deaths: 20,167

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 8,247

Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,989,377

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 30.4%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.5%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 45.9%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 30%**

** 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: 212,739 (increase of 976)

Marion County new deaths: 16

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,579

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 43.7%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 32.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 76,058

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 38,123

Johnson County cumulative cases: 39,853

Madison County cumulative cases: 30,521

Boone County cumulative cases: 13,981

Hancock County cumulative cases: 19,323

Morgan County cumulative cases: 15,204

Shelby County cumulative cases: 12,291

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Jan. 25, 2022)

First dose administered: 3,723,547 (daily increase of 2,302)

Fully vaccinated: 3,628,923 (daily increase of 2,540)

Booster doses: 1,643,166 (daily increase of 4,644)

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 32.6%

Available ICU beds: 13.2%

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