Indiana announces 6,214 new coronavirus cases, 80 additional deaths


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 6,214 more positive coronavirus cases and announced 80 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Wednesday.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate of 16.3%, with a cumulative rate of 10.7% positive.

As of January 4, the ISDH County Metric map shows 35 in Orange and 57 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 2,782 total COVID-19 patients: 2,497 confirmed and 285 under investigation.

ISDH says 22.6% of ICU beds and 70.6% of ventilators are available across the state.

For complete statistics reported by ISDH, including total tests administered and demographic data, visit Coronavirus.In.Gov.

ISDH will offer free testing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at the following locations:

Huntington County
Schinkle Station
111 W. State St.
Huntington, IN

Lawrence County
Lawrence County Fairgrounds
11265 US 50
Bedford, IN

Wayne County
Wayne County Fairgrounds
861 Salisbury Road
Richmond, IN

To find other testing sites around the state, visit Coronavirus.In.Gov and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

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