The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 51 deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 15,883.
The seven-day moving average of new deaths remained at 19 per day, the health department said.
The department reported 2,023 more cases of COVID-19, up from 1,593 the previous day. The cumulative total rose to 1,003,647.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 1,551 on Monday to 1,475 , their lowest number since Aug. 15. Hospitalizations reached a recent peak of 2,687 on Sept. 13. COVID patients occupy almost 19% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds.
More than 3.3 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m., after a daily increase of 2,852. More than 247,000 Hoosiers have already gotten vaccine boosters, after a daily increase of 5,690.
The health department said 59% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 2,023
Total cumulative cases: 1,003,647
New deaths: 51
Total cumulative deaths: 15,883
New tested individuals: 7,129
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,309,438
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.3%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.6%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 16.8%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 8.6%**
** 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–Oct. 20)
First dose administered: 3,303,693 (daily increase of 5,690)
Fully vaccinated: 3,343,857 (daily increase of 2,852)
Booster doses: 247,571 (daily increase of 5,690)
Marion County cumulative cases: 135,107 (increase of 198)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,116
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.5%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 7.1%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 46,217
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 23,795
Johnson County cumulative cases: 25,007
Madison County cumulative cases: 18,694
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,891
Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,682
Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,438
Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,171
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 18.9%
ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 57.1%
Available ICU beds: 23.9%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 45,150,490
U.S. deaths: 728,671
Global cases: 241,755,779
Global deaths: 4,916,944