The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 18 more COVID-19 deaths in the state, raising the total to 16,447.
The department reported 2,940 more cases of COVID-19, increasing the pandemic total to 1,042,847.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 1,328 on Tuesday to 1,298 on Wednesday after rising for four straight days. COVID patients occupy 15% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds.
More than 3.38 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m. after a daily increase of more than 3,200. More than 532,000 Hoosiers have already gotten vaccine boosters.
The health department said 59.8% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 2,940
Total cumulative cases: 1,042,847
New deaths: 18
Total cumulative deaths: 16,447
New tested individuals: 7,606
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,418,852
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.6%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 16.3%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 8.2%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14–Nov. 11)
First dose administered: 3,376,575 (daily increase of 4,303)
Fully vaccinated: 3,387,694 (daily increase of 3,210)
Booster doses: 532,702 (daily increase of 19,898)
Marion County cumulative cases: 138,805 (increase of 231)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,182
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.3%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.9%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 47,753
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 24,591
Johnson County cumulative cases: 25,858
Madison County cumulative cases: 19,529
Boone County cumulative cases: 9,252
Hancock County cumulative cases: 12,111
Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,745
Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,461
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 15%
Available ICU beds: 24.6%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 46,827,765
U.S. deaths: 759,526
Global cases: 251,797,190
Global deaths: 5,077,902