Health department says nearly 7K more Hoosiers fully vaccinated, reports 8 additional COVID-19 deaths


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported that 6,972 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated.

To date, 2,796,105 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 2,808,481 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 Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

ISDH also reported 183 more positive coronavirus cases in its latest update, as well as eight COVID-19 deaths.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate of 2.1% with a rate of 5.1% positive for unique individuals.

Since the start of the pandemic, ISDH has reported 753,528 total positive cases and 13,420 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 424 probable COVID-19 deaths.

The ISDH County Metric map shows 85 in Blue, 7 in Yellow, 0 in Orange and 0 in Red. 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.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 407 total COVID-19 patients: 215 confirmed and 192 under investigation.

ISDH says 37.4% of ICU beds and 79.3% 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.

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