Total Indiana COVID deaths climb past 21,000

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 95 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative pandemic total to 21,079.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 were at 2,234 on both Monday and Tuesday, but have plummeted 36.5% since hitting a pandemic high of 3,519 on Jan. 13. COVID patients occupy 22.9% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has 19.3% of its ICU beds available overall.

The department reported 3,504 new COVID-19 cases, for a pandemic total of 1,655,125.

Every county in Indiana was colored red on the state’s advisory-level map Tuesday. Red is the highest level on the four-color map, which means every county is seeing at least 200 new cases per week per 100,000 residents and a seven-day positivity rate for all tests of 15% or more.

More than 3.65 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 am More than 1.68 million Hoosiers have gotten vaccine boosters.

The department said 60.4% of Indiana residents 12 and older and 62.3% of residents 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 cases

New COVID-19 cases: 3,092

Total cumulative cases: 1,655,125

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 95

Total cumulative deaths: 21,079

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,504

Total cumulative tested individuals: 5,048,652

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 31.5%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 38.6%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 24.7.2%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 220,854 (increase of 304)

Marion County new deaths: 11

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,713

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 26.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 19.2%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 79,835

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 39,946

Johnson County cumulative cases: 41,565

Madison County cumulative cases: 31,954

Boone County cumulative cases: 14,753

Hancock County cumulative cases: 20,298

Morgan County cumulative cases: 16,089

Shelby County cumulative cases: 13,338

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Feb. 8, 2022)

First dose administered: 3,741,659 (daily increase of 1,088)

Fully vaccinated: 3,657,218 (daily increase of 2,114)

Booster doses: 1,683,163 (daily increase of 2,029)

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 22.9%

Available ICU beds: 22.9%

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