The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 4,822 new cases of COVID-19 and 29 more deaths from the virus.
The seven-day moving average of new deaths rose from 17 to 18 per day, the health department said.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dipped slightly, from 2,300 on Monday to 2,294 on Tuesday. More than a quarter (28.4%) of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients.
More than 3.1 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. About 21,300 other Hoosiers had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine but not the second dose.
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: 4,822
Total cumulative cases: 863,299
New deaths: 29
Total cumulative deaths: 14,078
New tested individuals: 12,598
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,932,278
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 22%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 18.6%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 11.2%**
** 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–Sept. 1)
First dose administered: 3,129,039 (daily increase of 6,463)
Fully vaccinated: 3,107,722 (daily increase of 6,742)
Marion County cumulative cases: 118,200 (increase of 545)
Marion County new deaths: 3
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,885
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.2%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 11.5%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 40,946
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 20,327
Johnson County cumulative cases: 21,704
Madison County cumulative cases: 15,789
Boone County cumulative cases: 7,823
Hancock County cumulative cases: 9,879
Morgan County cumulative cases: 8,004
Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,848
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 28.4%
Available ICU beds: 20.8%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 39,220,117
U.S. deaths: 640,281
Global cases: 217,947,269
Global deaths: 4,523,702
*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.