January 15, 2021 Update from Indiana Department of Health

Last Updated on January 15, 2021 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on January 15, 2021:

 Cass: 4680 (31 new cases); 59 deaths, 15.7% positivity
 Carroll: 1505 (4 new cases); 15 deaths, 17.1% positivity
 Fulton: 1579 (11 new cases); 29 deaths, 13% positivity
 Pulaski: 942 (6 new cases); 37 deaths (1 new), 14.1% positivity
 Miami: 3068 (19 new cases); 43 deaths, 14.5% positivity
 Howard: 7788 (77 new cases); 137 deaths (1 new), 15.2% positivity
 White: 2640 (20 new cases); 38 deaths, 19.2% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2163 total capacity)
25.7% available
25.5% in use – COVID
48.8% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
22.5% available
42.3% in use – COVID
35.2% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2798 total capacity)
73.3% available
10.2% in use – COVID
16.5% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
76.7% available
16.7% in use – COVID
6.7% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 1/14
Total COVID-19 patients – 2432 statewide; 125 in District 4

Find info on the vaccine dashboard at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Department of Health

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health today announced that 4,744 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 583,160 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,872 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 42 from the previous day. Another 374 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, 2,806,743 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,792,291 on Thursday. A total of 6,328,023 tests, including repeat tests for unique individuals, have been reported to the state Department of Health since Feb. 26, 2020.

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

Hoosiers age 70 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders, are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule, visit https://ourshot.in.gov or call 211.

Additional locations and appointments are being added as more vaccine becomes available.