January 6, 2021 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on January 6, 2021 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on January 6, 2021:

Cass: 4375 (36 new cases); 45 deaths, 14.4% positivity
Carroll: 1419 (26 new cases); 15 deaths (1 new), 17.9% positivity
Fulton: 1456 (10 new cases); 28 deaths, 12.5% positivity
Pulaski: 879 (11 new case); 34 deaths, 13.3% positivity
Miami: 2849 (37 new cases); 37 deaths (1 new), 15.1% positivity
Howard: 7080 (162 new cases); 129 deaths, 13.5% positivity
White: 2471 (34 new cases); 35 deaths (2 new), 23.7% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2141 total capacity)
22.6% available
27.4% in use – COVID
50% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (71 total capacity)
26.8% available
32.4% in use – COVID
40.8% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2802 total capacity)
70.6% available
10.8% in use – COVID
18.6% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
66.7% available
21.7% in use – COVID
11.7% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 1/5
Total COVID-19 patients – 2782 statewide; 138 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 6,214 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 539,229 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,371 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 80 from the previous day. Another 372 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.

More than 128,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of vaccine, and more than 300,000 Hoosiers are scheduled to receive vaccine by the end of the month, with more appointments being scheduled daily.

To date, 2,694,585 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,681,739 on Tuesday. A total of 5,894,505 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 testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday at the following locations:

Huntington County
Schinkle Station
111 W. State St.
Huntington, IN

Lawrence County
Lawrence County Fairgrounds
11265 US 50
Bedford, IN

Wayne County
Wayne County Fairgrounds
861 Salisbury Rd.
Richmond, IN

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