The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 4,744 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily number in five days.
The department also reported 42 more deaths due to COVID-19.
The state said 15,273 new individuals have been tested, the largest number in eight days.
The latest numbers show 52,798 Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 259,395 have received their first dose of the vaccine.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ticked down from 2,440 on Wednesday to 2,432 on Thursday, the eighth straight day of decreases. The high mark was 3,460 set on Nov. 30.
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: 4,744
Total cumulative cases: 583,160
New deaths: 42
Total deaths: 8,872
New tested individuals: 15,273
Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,806,743
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.8%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 25.4%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.9%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 14.6%**
** 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 – Jan 15)
First dose administered: 259,395
Fully vaccinated: 52,798
Marion County cumulative cases: 80,556 (increase of 693)
Marion County new deaths: 4
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,286
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 23.6%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 13.7%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 27,929
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 13,697
Johnson County cumulative cases: 14,273
Madison County cumulative cases: 10,424
Boone County cumulative cases: 5,281
Hancock County cumulative cases: 6,296
Morgan County cumulative cases: 5,092
Shelby County cumulative cases: 3,981
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 25.7%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 25.5%
Available ventilators: 73.3%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 10.2%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 23,337,896
U.S. deaths: 389,191
Global cases: 93,363,092
Global deaths: 1,999,849
*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.