Indiana reports 47 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,440 new cases

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 47 more COVID-19 deaths in Indiana, raising the total to 16,230.

The department reported 1,440 more cases of COVID-19, up from 1,054 cases the previous day.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dipped from 1,297 on Sunday to 1,290 on Monday. Saturday’s number of 1,284 was the lowest since Aug. 8. COVID patients occupy 16.5% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds.

More than 3.37 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. after a daily increase of almost 1,700. More than 414,000 Hoosiers have already gotten vaccine boosters.

The health department said 59.6% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 1,440

Total cumulative cases: 1,023,980

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 47

Total cumulative deaths: 16,230

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,908

Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,371,249

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.4%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 15%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 7.3%**

** 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. 2)

First dose administered: 3,344,763 (daily increase of 2,221)

Fully vaccinated: 3,374,423 (daily increase of 1,693)

Booster doses: 414,620 (daily increase of 22,383)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 137,138 (increase of 178)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,154

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.1%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.8%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 46,974

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 24,203

Johnson County cumulative cases: 25,468

Madison County cumulative cases: 19,097

Boone County cumulative cases: 9,063

Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,878

Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,589

Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,288

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 16.5%

ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 55.5%

Available ICU beds: 28%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 46,099,376

U.S. deaths: 747,296

Global cases: 247,286,553

Global deaths: 5,009,199

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