Indiana reports 3,228 new COVID-19 cases, 24 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 3,228 new cases of COVID-19, the 20th day in a row that new cases have exceeded 3,000 statewide.

The department also reported 24 more deaths due to COVID-19, the 98th day in a row that reported deaths have exceeded single digits.

The state said 12,079 new individuals have been tested, the 10th time in 12 days when testing in that category has exceeded 10,000.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 2,404 on Friday to 2,348 on Saturday, the 10th straight day of decreases. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The latest numbers show 60,834 Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 296,799 have received their first dose of the vaccine.

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.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 3,228

Total cumulative cases590,211

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 24

Total deaths: 8,936

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 12,079

Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,831,352

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 24.2%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 13.6%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – Jan 17)

First dose administered: 296,799 (increase of 13,914)

Fully vaccinated: 60,834 (increase of 4,873)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 81,558 (increase of 495)

Marion County new deaths: 2

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,297

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 22.7%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 12.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 28,371

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 13,870

Johnson County cumulative cases: 14,496

Madison County cumulative cases: 10,561

Boone County cumulative cases: 5,343

Hancock County cumulative cases: 6,387

Morgan County cumulative cases: 5,162

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,021

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 28.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 24.5%

Available ventilators: 73.8%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 10%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 23,784,901

U.S. deaths: 395,957

Global cases: 94,702,284

Global deaths: 2,025,474

*New cases, deaths and tests are previously unreported cases, deaths and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. The cases and testing categories typically contain numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.

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