December 31, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 31, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020:

Cass: 4196 (25 new cases); 42 deaths (1 new), 14.1% positivity
Carroll: 1332 (23 new cases); 14 deaths, 15.4% positivity
Fulton: 1385 (8 new cases); 26 deaths (1 new), 12.5% positivity
Pulaski: 850 (16 new cases); 32 deaths, 22.6% positivity
Miami: 2724 (42 new cases); 31 deaths (1 new), 14.5% positivity
Howard: 6653 (104 new cases); 120 deaths (1 new), 13.3% positivity
White: 2321 (27 new cases); 29 deaths (1 new), 16.9% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2142 total capacity)
20.4% available
29.6% in use – COVID
50.1% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
21.1% available
35.2% in use – COVID
43.7% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2803 total capacity)
69.4% available
12.6% in use – COVID
18% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
58.3% available
30% in use – COVID
11.7% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 12/30
Total COVID-19 patients – 2842 statewide; 118 in District 4

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 6,543 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 511,485 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 7,911 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 99 from the previous day. Another 352 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, 2,636,695 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,622,879 on Wednesday. A total of 5,681,710 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26.

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

Carroll County
Boy Scout Building, Riley Park
101 Riley Rd.
Delphi, IN

Dubois County
Huntingburg Event Center
110 E. 14th St.
Huntingburg, IN

Ohio County
Church of Christ (gymnasium)
430 5th St.
Rising Sun, IN

Warren County
Warren County Fairgrounds
408 SR 28
Williamsport, IN

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