INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported 5,240 more positive coronavirus cases in its latest update, with 50 additional COVID-19 deaths.
The newly-reported deaths happened between July 30 and Sept. 8, ISDH said.
The agency’s dashboard puts the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate at 11.6% with a rate of 20% positive for unique individuals. The delta variant was responsible for 98.4% of samples tested this month, according to state data.
The agency said 6,714 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated. To date, 3,166,079 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 3,147,716 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.
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 894,516 total positive cases and 14,308 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 451 probable COVID-19 deaths.
The latest hospitalization numbers show 2,602 total COVID-19 patients: 2,296 confirmed and 306 under investigation.
ISDH says 16.4% of ICU beds and 67.3% 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.