The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 61 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 15,832.
The seven-day moving average of new deaths rose from 14 per day to 19 per day, the health department said.
The department reported 1,593 more cases of COVID-19, up from 701 the previous day. The cumulative total rose to 1,001,697.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 1,576 on Sunday to 1,551 on Monday, their lowest number since Aug. 16. Hospitalizations reached a recent peak of 2,687 on Sept. 13. COVID patients occupy 19% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds.
The department had not updated vaccination statistics as early Tuesday afternoon. 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 8,928. More than 235,000 Hoosiers have already gotten vaccine boosters, with a weekend increase of nearly 15,000.
The health department said 58.8% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 1,593
Total cumulative cases: 1,001,697
New deaths: 61
Total cumulative deaths: 15,832
New tested individuals: 4,324
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,303,064
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.3%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.6%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.8%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 9.2%**
** 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. 18 – not updated as of Tuesday afternoon )
First dose administered: 3,303,693 (weekend increase of 6,256)
Fully vaccinated: 3,337,984 (weekend increase of 8,928)
Booster doses: 235,088 (weekend increase of 14,943)
Marion County cumulative cases: 134,914 (increase of 167)
Marion County new deaths: 8
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,114
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 7.1%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 46,157
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 23,767
Johnson County cumulative cases: 24,961
Madison County cumulative cases: 18,662
Boone County cumulative cases: 8,874
Hancock County cumulative cases: 11,639
Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,427
Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,160
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 19%
ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 52.7%
Available ICU beds: 28.4%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 45,052,861
U.S. deaths: 726,274
Global cases: 241,293,510
Global deaths: 4,908,879