The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 31 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 14,581. The seven-day moving average of new deaths rose from 26 to 27 per day, the health department said.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 2,527 on Tuesday to 2,524 on Wednesday. The peak was Nov. 30, when 3,460 were hospitalized.
More than a third (34%) of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients.
The state reported 4,157 cases of COVID-19, down from 4,733 cases in Wednesday’s report.
More than 3.18 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m., up by 7,774 from the previous day.
Following are the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. The department updates its data daily based on information received through 11:59 p.m. the previous day.
*New COVID-19 cases: 4,157
Total cumulative cases: 922,320
New deaths: 31
Total cumulative deaths: 14,581
New tested individuals: 11,856
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,081,963
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 22.6%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 11.9%**
** 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–Sept. 16)
First dose administered: 3,198,367 (daily increase of 5,277)
Fully vaccinated: 3,188,168 (daily increase of 7,774)
Marion County cumulative cases: 125,741 (increase of 500)
Marion County new deaths: 3
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,955
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 19.6%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 12%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 43,160
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 21,821
Johnson County cumulative cases: 23,192
Madison County cumulative cases: 16,978
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,260
Hancock County cumulative cases: 10,606
Morgan County cumulative cases: 8,688
Shelby County cumulative cases: 6,428
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 34%
Available ICU beds: 16.8%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 41,645,545
U.S. deaths: 666,806
Global cases: 226,643,823
Global deaths: 4,662,980