January 7, 2021 Update from Indiana State Department of Health

Last Updated on January 7, 2021 by Indiana State Department of Health

Stats from coronavirus.in.gov as of noon on January 7, 2021:

Cass: 4429 (55 new cases); 55 deaths (10 new), 15% positivity
Carroll: 1434 (15 new cases); 15 deaths, 18.1% positivity
Fulton: 1484 (28 new cases); 28 deaths, 13.4% positivity
Pulaski: 890 (11 new case); 34 deaths, 13.5% positivity
Miami: 2884 (35 new cases); 40 deaths (3 new), 13.9% positivity
Howard: 7213 (133 new cases); 130 deaths (1 new), 14.4% positivity
White: 2496 (25 new cases); 37 deaths (2 new), 22.4% positivity

Statewide ICU Bed Usage (2156 total capacity)
21.1% available
27.5% in use – COVID
51.4% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 ICU Bed Usage (72 total capacity)
22.2% available
26.4% in use – COVID
51.4% in use – Non-COVID

Statewide Ventilator Usage (2805 total capacity)
71.2% available
10.9% in use – COVID
17.9% in use – Non-COVID

District 4 Ventilator Usage (60 total capacity)
68.3% available
21.7% in use – COVID
10% in use – Non-COVID

COVID-19 Hospital Census – 1/6
Total COVID-19 patients – 2812 statewide; 141 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 7,344 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 546,499 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.

A total of 8,452 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 81 from the previous day. Another 371 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, 2,710,638 unique individuals have been tested in Indiana, up from 2,694,585 on Wednesday. A total of 5,950,922 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

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.