The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported an increase in statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19, ending a five-day streak of declining numbers
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 1,707 on Saturday to 1,746 on Sunday. More than 22% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients. Hospitalizations reached a recent peak of 2,687 on Sept. 13.
The department reported 1,114 new cases of COVID-19, raising the pandemic total in the state to 987,164 cases. The cumulative total of cases rose by 4,720 over the weekend.
The department reported just one new death from COVID, but the cumulative total of deaths rose by 73 over the weekend, to 15,542.
The seven-day moving average of new deaths was at 16 per day, the health department said.
More than 3.3 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m., after a weekend increase of 9,560. Department statistics show 60.3% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 1,114
Total cumulative cases: 987,164
New deaths: 1
Total cumulative deaths: 15,542
New tested individuals: 3,875
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,261,477
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.2%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.6%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.7%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 9.3%**
** 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. 11)
First dose administered: 3,284,331 (weekend increase of 7,235)
Fully vaccinated: 3,313,593 (weekend increase of 9,560)
Marion County cumulative cases: 133,459 (increase of 140)
Marion County new deaths: 0
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,074
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 14.1%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 8.2%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 45,636
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 23,453
Johnson County cumulative cases: 24,625
Madison County cumulative cases: 18,309
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,742
Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,513
Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,277
Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,004
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 22.4%
ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 53.4%
Available ICU beds: 24.2%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 44,346,045
U.S. deaths: 713,432
Global cases: 238,011,720
Global deaths: 4,854,752