Indiana reports 37 new COVID-19 deaths, uptick in cases

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 37 more COVID-19 deaths in the state, raising the total to 16,336.

The seven-day moving average of deaths rose from 15 to 16.

The department reported 2,358 more cases of COVID-19, up from 2,065 cases the previous day.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 1,312 on Wednesday to 1,269 on Thursday. COVID patients occupy 14.9% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds.

Vaccination information from the state had not been updated as early afternoon Friday. More than 3.37 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m. after a daily increase of more than 1,900. More than 445,000 Hoosiers have already gotten vaccine boosters.

The health department said 59.7% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 2,358

Total cumulative cases: 1,030,291

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 37

Total cumulative deaths: 16,336

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 7,455

Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,388,405

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.5%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 15.5%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 7.6%**

** 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–Nov. 5)

First dose administered: 3,352,943 (daily increase of 3,734)

Fully vaccinated: 3,379,245 (daily increase of 1,928)

Booster doses: 445,871 (daily increase of 12,984)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 137,667 (increase of 196)

Marion County new deaths: 5

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,172

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 47,240

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 24,318

Johnson County cumulative cases: 25,559

Madison County cumulative cases: 19,233

Boone County cumulative cases: 9,124

Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,953

Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,631

Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,330

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 14.9%

ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 59.2%

Available ICU beds: 25.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 46,346,347

U.S. deaths: 751,776

Global cases: 248,830,725

Global deaths: 5,033,849

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