Dec. 24, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 24, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020:

Cass: 4028 (40 new cases); 39 deaths (3 new), 9.2% positivity
Carroll: 1233 (18 new cases); 14 deaths, 19.3% positivity
Fulton: 1322 (16 new cases); 23 deaths, 6.1% positivity
Pulaski: 804 (21 new cases); 31 deaths, 16.8% positivity
Miami: 2586 (34 new cases); 24 deaths, 14.1% positivity
Howard: 6246 (104 new cases); 111 deaths (2 new), 13.7% positivity
White: 2163 (32 new cases); 26 deaths (1 new), 13.7% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2129 total capacity)
22.3% available
29.7% in use – COVID
48% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
19.7% available
52.1% in use – COVID
28.2% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2812 total capacity)
70.1% available
13.1% in use – COVID
16.7% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
63.3% available
31.7% in use – COVID
5% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 12/23
Total COVID-19 patients – 3013 statewide; 153 in District 4

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6,288 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 482,734 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,391 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 85 from the previous day. Another 339 probable deaths have been reported based on clinical diagnoses in patients for whom no positive test is on record. Deaths are reported based on when data are received by the state and occurred over multiple days.           

To date, 2,572,545 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,556,493 on Wednesday. A total of 5,431,146 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

The state Department of Health will offer free COVID-19 testing until 1 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the following locations:

Knox Community Center
55 E. Lake St.
Knox, IN

Washington County Fairgrounds
118 N. Fair St.
Salem, IN

Westport Community Building
205 W. Main St.
Westport, IN

Whitley County 4-H Center
680 W. Squawbuck Rd.
Columbia City, IN

To find other testing sites around the state, visit www.coronavirus.in.gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.