Health department reports 2,830 new COVID-19 cases, 42 additional deaths


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported 2,830 new positive coronavirus cases and 42 additional deaths in its latest update.

The agency’s dashboard puts the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate at 9.1% with a rate of 17.6% positive for unique individuals. The delta variant was responsible for 97.5% of samples tested this month, according to state data.

Dashboard data represents cases and deaths that occurred over a range of dates but were reported to the state in the last 24 hours, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

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The County Metric map shows 44 in Orange, 44 in Yellow, three in Red (Newton, LaGrange and DeKalb) and one in Blue (Washington). The map is updated each Wednesday.

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, the state has reported 1,058,379 total positive cases and 16,577 total deaths. There are also 570 probable COVID-19 deaths.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 1,468 total COVID-19 patients: 1,278 confirmed and 190 under investigation.

The department says 28.5% of ICU beds and 74.6% of ventilators are available across the state.

Hoosiers age 5 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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