Health department reports 2,349 new COVID-19 cases, 16K more Hoosiers fully vaccinated

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported 2,349 more positive coronavirus cases in its latest update, with zero additional COVID-19 deaths.

The agency’s dashboard puts the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate at 11.7% with a rate of 20.3% positive for unique individuals. The delta variant was responsible for 98.4% of samples tested this month, according to state data.

The agency said 16,038 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated. To date, 3,184,618 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 3,169,433 individuals are fully vaccinated.

ISDH said the fully vaccinated number includes individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and those who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The ISDH County Metric map shows 68 in Orange, three in Yellow and 21 in Red. Zero counties were in Blue. The map is updated each Wednesday.

Courtesy: ISDH

The weekly score is determined by each county’s Weekly Cases Per 100,000 residents and its 7-Day All Test Positivity Rate.

Since the start of the pandemic, ISDH has reported 910,013 total positive cases and 14,391 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 457 probable COVID-19 deaths.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 2,634 total COVID-19 patients: 2,310 confirmed and 324 under investigation.

Courtesy: ISDH

ISDH says 17.1% of ICU beds and 66.4% of ventilators are available across the state.

Hoosiers aged 12 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment, visit Ourshot.In.Gov or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance.

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