Coronavirus Indiana

Coronavirus in Indiana: 1,127 New COVID Cases, 1 Additional Death, 53K Vaccinations

The new cases bring the state to 686,497 total confirmed cases since the pandemic began

NBC Universal, Inc.

Health officials in Indiana on Wednesday reported 1,127 new cases of coronavirus and one additional death in the last 24 hours, along with more than 53,000 vaccinations.

According to the latest numbers published by the Indiana State Department of Health, the new cases bring the state to 686,497 total confirmed cases since the pandemic began.

The new death lifts the state's death toll to 12,633 fatalities. Another 406 deaths are currently being classified as probable COVID-19 fatalities, the state says.

In the last 24 hours, 32,517 tests have been administered, with 4,618 of those on new individuals. A total of 8,903,743 tests have been performed on 3,257,245 individuals since the pandemic began, officials say.

Over the last seven days, the state has reported a rolling average 3.9% positivity rate on all tests and a 9.9% positivity rate on individuals tested.

Currently there are 657 Indiana residents hospitalized because of the coronavirus. According to state data, 5.6% of the state’s ICU beds and 1.8% of the state's ventilators are in use by COVID patients.

The state reported 53,761 combined first, second and single doses of the vaccine administered in the last 24 hours. That brings the state's number of vaccinations so far to 2,793,014, with a total of 1,133,956 people now fully vaccinated.

The White House and Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Monday that a new COVID mass vaccination site is opening in Gary, Indiana, next month under a partnership between local, state and federal officials.

Contact Us