Indiana sees 2,548 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 2,548 new cases of COVID-19, ending a string of 20 days in a row that new cases had exceeded 3,000 statewide.

The department also reported 30 more deaths due to COVID-19, the 99th day in a row that reported deaths have exceeded single digits.

The state said 8,966 new individuals have been tested, the lowest number in six days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 had declined for 10 straight days, but rose from 2,348 on Saturday to 2,386 on Sunday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The latest numbers show 63,505 Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 302,609 have received their first dose of the vaccine.

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: 2,548

Total cumulative cases592,709

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 30

Total deaths: 8,966

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 8,966

Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,839,505

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.9%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 22.5%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 12.5%**

** 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 – Jan 17)

First dose administered: 302,609 (increase of 5,829)

Fully vaccinated: 63,505 (increase of 2,673)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 81,893 (increase of 347)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,301

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 21.5%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 12%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 28,533

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 13,931

Johnson County cumulative cases: 14,583

Madison County cumulative cases: 10,600

Boone County cumulative cases: 5,363

Hancock County cumulative cases: 6,425

Morgan County cumulative cases: 5,194

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,042

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 29.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 25.9%

Available ventilators: 74.4%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 10.1%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 23,942,636

U.S. deaths: 397,650

Global cases: 95,155,602

Global deaths: 2,033,072

*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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