Indiana’s death toll from COVID-19 rises by 59

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 59 more COVID-19 deaths in the state, raising the total to 16,414.

The department reported 1,996 more cases of COVID-19, increasing the pandemic total to 1,037,109.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 1,226 on Sunday to 1,261 on Monday. COVID patients occupy 15.2% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds.

More than 3.38 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. after a daily increase of more than 1,200. More than 503,000 Hoosiers have already gotten vaccine boosters.

The health department said 59.7% of Indiana residents 18 and older are now fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 1,996

Total cumulative cases: 1,037,109

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 59

Total cumulative deaths: 16,414

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,846

Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,406,481

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 23.5%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 16.3%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 8.3%**

** 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–Nov. 9)

First dose administered: 3,371,090 (daily increase of 4,065)

Fully vaccinated: 3,383,671 (daily increase of 1,207)

Booster doses: 503,925 (daily increase of 6,727)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 138,329 (increase of 209)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,178

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 47,522

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 24,453

Johnson County cumulative cases: 25,743

Madison County cumulative cases: 19,413

Boone County cumulative cases: 9,197

Hancock County cumulative cases: 12,030

Morgan County cumulative cases: 9,696

Shelby County cumulative cases: 7,385

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 15.2%

ICU beds in use by non-COVID-19 patients: 55.5%

Available ICU beds: 29.3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 46,624,332

U.S. deaths: 755,915

Global cases: 250,580,621

Global deaths: 5,060,487

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