Health department reports more than 3 million Hoosiers fully vaccinated; 2,721 more COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported 2,721 more positive coronavirus cases in its latest update, with 12 additional COVID-19 deaths.

The agency’s dashboard puts the state’s 7-day all-test positivity rate at 9.7% with a rate of 18.5% positive for unique individuals. The delta variant was responsible for 82.6% of samples tested, according to state data.

The agency said 4,625 additional Hoosiers are now fully vaccinated. To date, 3,015,552 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been administered and 3,001,375 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 one in Blue, 40 in Yellow, 43 in Orange and eight 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.

Since the start of the pandemic, ISDH has reported 796,733 total positive cases and 13,698 total deaths in Indiana. There are also 430 probable COVID-19 deaths.

The latest hospitalization numbers show 1,433 total COVID-19 patients: 1,135 confirmed and 298 under investigation.

ISDH says 24.7% of ICU beds and 74.9% 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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