December 22, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 22, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020:

Cass: 3955 (21 new cases); 36 deaths, 9.8% positivity
Carroll: 1198 (14 new cases); 14 deaths, 18.1% positivity
Fulton: 1280 (0 new cases); 23 deaths, 8% positivity
Pulaski: 774 (15 new cases); 30 deaths (1 new), 17% positivity
Miami: 2528 (16 new cases); 24 deaths, 12.9% positivity
Howard: 6039 (45 new cases); 107 deaths (5 new), 13.6% positivity
White: 2109 (21 new cases); 25 deaths, 14.7% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2145 total capacity)
23.1% available
30.3% in use – COVID
46.7% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
25.4% available
52.1% in use – COVID
22.5% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2809 total capacity)
70% available
12.7% in use – COVID
17.3% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
60% available
21.7% in use – COVID
18.3% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 12/21
Total COVID-19 patients – 3064 statewide; 149 in District 4

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 3,758 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 471,876 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,244 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 143 from the previous day. Another 337 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, 2,545,018 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,533,672 on Monday. A total of 5,330,603 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 on the following schedule this week: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

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