2,161 new COVID-19 cases and 26 additional deaths in Indiana

Coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported 2,161 positive coronavirus cases in its latest update, with 26 additional COVID-19 deaths.

The agency’s dashboard puts the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate at 8.5% with a rate of 16.8% positive for unique individuals. The delta variant was responsible for 99.6% of samples tested this month, according to state data.

Dashboard data represents cases and deaths processed within the last 24 hours, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

The agency said 2,920 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated. To date, 3,311,672 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 3,346,653 individuals are fully vaccinated.

The health department 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.

  • Indiana COVID-19 update

The County Metric map shows 57 in Orange, 31 in Yellow and 4 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, the state has reported 1,005,797 total positive cases and 15,909 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 540 probable COVID-19 deaths.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 1,445 total COVID-19 patients: 1,260 confirmed and 185 under investigation.

The department says 25.4% of ICU beds and 70.2% 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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