December 7, 2020 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on December 8, 2020 by Indiana State Department of Health

Here are the numbers to date reported as of noon Monday, Dec. 7, 2020 on coronavirus.in.gov:

Cass: 3399 (17 new cases); 32 deaths, 11.4% positivity
Carroll: 887 (18 new cases); 13 deaths, 16% positivity
Fulton: 1054 (7 new cases); 20 deaths, 9.4% positivity
Pulaski: 561 (15 new cases); 21 deaths, 15.3% positivity
Miami: 2078 (26 new cases); 20 deaths (1 new), 17.7% positivity
Howard: 4616 (55 new cases); 82 deaths, 8.8% positivity
White: 1666 (34 new cases); 24 deaths, 19.8% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2190 total capacity)
22.1% available
43.6% in use – COVID
34.4% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
19.7% available
53.5% in use – COVID
26.8% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2799 total capacity)
70% available
14% in use – COVID
16% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
55% available
38.3% in use – COVID
6.7% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 12/4
Total COVID-19 patients – 3214 statewide; 167 in District 4

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 5,700 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 387,278 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 5,986 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 42 from the previous day. Another 298 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, 2,323,969 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,309,879 on Sunday. A total of 4,614,540 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 testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday this week at the following locations:

Jackson County
Jackson County Testing
207 N. Pine St. Seymour, IN

Morgan County
Morgan County Testing
1749 Hospital Dr. Martinsville, IN

Wabash County
Friends Church
3563 S. IN-13 Wabash, IN

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