Indiana reports 52 more deaths from COVID-19

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 1,452 new cases of COVID-19, the ninth time in 11 days that new cases have been below 2,000.

The state also reported 52 new deaths due to the coronavirus, the fifth day in a row with more than 50 new deaths. The department has reported 384 new deaths over the past seven days, or an average of 54.9 per day, up from 245, or 35 per day, the previous week.

Reported deaths due to COVID-19 have exceeded single digits in 121 of the past 122 days.

The department said 6,749 new individuals were tested Tuesday.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose slightly, from 1,265 on Monday to 1,273 on Tuesday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 258,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. More than 736,000 had received the first dose of a vaccination.

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: 1,452

Total cumulative cases: 643,305

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 52

Total deaths: 11,578

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 6,749

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,021,613

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 14.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.4%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 6.2%**

** 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 – Feb. 10)

First dose administered: 736,504 (daily increase of 17,604)

Fully vaccinated: 258,213 (daily increase of 18,070)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 88,508 (increase of 174)

Marion County new deaths: 7

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,594

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.8%

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

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 31,056

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 15,369

Johnson County cumulative cases: 15,959

Madison County cumulative cases: 11,511

Boone County cumulative cases: 5,892

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,236

Morgan County cumulative cases: 5,864

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,490

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 35.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 12.1%

Available ventilators: 78.5%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 4.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 27,200,718

U.S. deaths: 468,500

Global cases: 107,048,380

Global deaths: 2,345,737

*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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