The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday said more than 2 million Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. That represents nearly 30% of the state’s population.
Another 2.38 million people have received the first dose of the vaccination.
Despite the rising vaccination numbers, COVID-19 cases rose again and hospitalizations hit their highest mark since mid-February.
The state reported 1,160 new COVID-19 cases, ending a brief two-day streak below 1,000 daily cases.
The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana ticked down from 1,140 on Monday to 1,124 on Tuesday—up from 985 on April 1.
The state reported 10 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,960.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 jumped from 967 on Monday to 1,019 on Tuesday, the highest mark since Feb. 14. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The health department reported the testing of 5,059 new individuals.
The state said more than 2 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.38 million had received the first dose of a two-dose 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.
*New COVID-19 cases: 1,160
Total cumulative cases: 725,353
New deaths: 10
Total deaths: 12,960
New tested individuals: 5,059
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,401,725
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.3%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.8%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.8%**
** 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–May 5)
First dose administered: 2,389,057 (daily increase of 12,947)
Fully vaccinated: 2,006,049 (daily increase of 36,724)
Marion County cumulative cases: 99,083 (increase of 183)
Marion County new deaths: 1
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,737
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,392
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,121
Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,856
Madison County cumulative cases: 12,549
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,660
Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,225
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,543
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,885
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 31.3%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 9.1%
Available ventilators: 78.9%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.2%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 32,518,233
U.S. deaths: 578,593
Global cases: 154,480,519
Global deaths: 3,230,537
*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.