Indiana reports 3,686 more COVID-19 cases, 59 more deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 3,686 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 574,119 during the pandemic.

The department also reported 59 more deaths due to COVID-19.

The state said 10,118 new individuals have been tested, the smallest number in that category since Jan. 5, the seventh time in eight days that testing in that category has exceeded 10,000.

The latest numbers show 40,281 Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 219,885 have received their first dose of the vaccine.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 fell from 2,515 on Monday to 2,484 on Tuesday, the fifth straight day of decreases. The high mark was 3,460 set on Nov. 30.

COVID-19 patients occupy 25.7% of the state’s intensive care beds.

The 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals is 27.%.

In its weekly update of long-term-care facility COVID-19 counts, the department said there were 1,309 new cases and 254 more deaths among residents over the week ended Jan. 6, bringing resident totals during the pandemic to 21,651 cases and 4,524 deaths. There have been 14,162 cumulative staff cases and 17 staff deaths.

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: 3,686

Total cumulative cases574,119

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 59

Total deaths: 8,790

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 10,118

Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,779,991

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.7%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 27%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 16.1%**

** 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 13)

First dose administered: 219,885

Fully vaccinated: 40,281

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 79,354 (increase of 449)

Marion County new deaths: 5

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,271

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 25.1%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 15.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 27,426

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 13,370

Johnson County cumulative cases: 13,989

Madison County cumulative cases: 10,256

Boone County cumulative cases: 5,203

Hancock County cumulative cases: 6,150

Morgan County cumulative cases: 4,973

Shelby County cumulative cases: 3,912

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 25%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 25.7%

Available ventilators: 73.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 10.2%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 22,864,103

U.S. deaths: 381,513

Global cases: 91,838,572

Global deaths: 1,968,343

*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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