4,731 new coronavirus cases, 62 additional deaths reported in Indiana


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 4,731 more positive coronavirus cases and announced 62 additional confirmed COVID-19 deaths Wednesday.

The latest ISDH dashboard data indicates the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate of 12.1%, with a cumulative rate of 8% positive.

As of December 21, the ISDH County Metric map shows 68 in Orange and 24 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 3,123 total COVID-19 patients: 2,677 confirmed and 446 under investigation.

ISDH says 21% of ICU beds and 70.4% of ventilators are available across the state.

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

The state department of health will offer free COVID testing at the following locations:

Tuesday and Wednesday:
Knox Community Center
55 E. Lake St. Knox, IN
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Whitley County 4-H Center
680 W. Squawbuck Rd. Columbia City, IN
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Washington County Fairgrounds
118 N. Fair St. Salem, IN
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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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