Indiana reports 1,454 new COVID-19 cases, 99 additional deaths
Indiana reports 1,454 new COVID-19 cases, 99 additional deaths

Indiana reports 1,454 new COVID-19 cases, 99 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Health reported 99 additional COVID-19 deaths and 1,527 new cases in its most recent update.

Office dashboard sets the 7-day positivity rate at as high as 12.2% with a frequency of 21.7% positive for unique individuals. Both rates dropped previous update.

Dashboard data represent cases and deaths that occurred over a number of dates but were reported to the state within the last 24 hours, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

That omicron variant was found in 99.2% of the samples tested nationwide, with delta found in 0.8% of the samples.

The agency said 1,454 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated. To date, 3,751,325 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 3,674,836 individuals have been fully vaccinated. The state has administered more than 1.6 million booster doses.

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The County Metric map shows 52 Indiana counties in red, with 36 in orange, 4 in yellow and zero in the blue category.

The map is updated every Wednesday. The weekly score is determined by each county’s weekly case per. 100,000 inhabitants and its 7-day positivity rate for all tests.

COVID-19 admissions continue to decline. The latest hospitalization figures show a total of 1,376 COVID-19 patients: 1,165 confirmed and 211 under study. IDOH reported record-high 3,519 COVID-19 hospital admissions on January 13th. Prior to the omicron rise, the former flood mark was 3,460 patients at the end of November 2020.

The department said 16.6% of ICU beds and 77.3% of fans are available throughout the state.

Indiana has reported 1,674,269 total positive cases and 21,667 deaths since the onset of the pandemic. There are also 862 probable COVID-19 deaths, with one physician citing COVID-19 as a contributing cause of death, but no positive test was documented.

To schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine, visit Ourshot.In.Gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or need assistance.

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