The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 32 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 14,615. The seven-day moving average of new deaths remained 27 per day, the health department said.
The department has reported 222 new deaths from COVID over the past four days, an average of 55.5 per day.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped for the third day in a row after reaching an eight-month high of 2,687 on Monday, declining from 2,524 on Wednesday to 2,507 on Thursday. The peak was Nov. 30, when 3,460 were hospitalized.
Nearly a third (32.4%) of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients.
The state reported 4,368 cases of COVID-19, up from 4,157 cases in Thursday’s report.
More than 3.19 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday at 5 a.m., an increase of 6,496 from the previous day.
The state released the latest statistics for so-called breakthrough cases, hospitalizations and deaths on Thursday, reflecting data through Sept. 10. The numbers, which are updated weekly, showed that 28,790 Hoosiers who had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have since tested positive for the virus, while 640 required hospitalization and 183 died. The average age of a breakthrough death was 80 years old.
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: 4,368
Total cumulative cases: 926,604
New deaths: 32
Total cumulative deaths: 14,615
New tested individuals: 11,985
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,093,023
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 22.6%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 11.7%**
** 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. 17)
First dose administered: 3,202,765 (daily increase of 4,509)
Fully vaccinated: 3,194,602 (daily increase of 6,496)
Marion County cumulative cases: 126,220 (increase of 486)
Marion County new deaths: 3
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,958
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 19.4%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 11.7%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 43,283
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 21,902
Johnson County cumulative cases: 23,267
Madison County cumulative cases: 17,065
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,299
Hancock County cumulative cases: 10,637
Morgan County cumulative cases: 8,734
Shelby County cumulative cases: 6,457
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 32.4%
Available ICU beds: 17.9%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 41,810,387
U.S. deaths: 670,447
Global cases: 227,248,986
Global deaths: 4,673,732