Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations have hit an all-time high for the second day in a row, according to the latest numbers reported Wednesday by the Indiana State Department of Health.
The health department said COVID hospitalizations rose to 3,488 on Tuesday, up from the previous peak of 3,467 on Monday.
COVID patients occupy 38% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has just 8.9% of its ICU beds available overall.
The state health department also reported 125 new deaths from COVID, increasing the cumulative death toll to 19,319. The seven-day moving average of deaths remained at 32 per day.
The department said 15,091 more Hoosiers tested positive for COVID.
More than 3.59 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. More than 1.5 million Hoosiers have gotten vaccine boosters.
The department said 59.7% of Indiana residents 12 and older are fully vaccinated.
*New COVID-19 cases: 15,091
Total cumulative cases: 1,393,574
New deaths: 125
Total cumulative deaths: 19,319
New tested individuals: 11,692
Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,863,337
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 28.1%
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.7%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 39.4%**
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 25.7%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Marion County cumulative cases: 190,394 (increase of 2,206)
Marion County new deaths: 18
Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,470
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 47.5%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 35%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 67,017
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 33,030
Johnson County cumulative cases: 35,037
Madison County cumulative cases: 26,767
Boone County cumulative cases: 12,543
Hancock County cumulative cases: 167,091
Morgan County cumulative cases: 13,080
Shelby County cumulative cases: 10,734
Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Jan. 12, 2022)
First dose administered: 3,681,354 (daily increase of 5,276)
Fully vaccinated: 3,591,190 (daily increase of 3,932)
Booster doses: 1,520,150 (daily increase of 13,358)
Indiana intensive care unit usage
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 38%
Available ICU beds: 8.9%