10,003 new COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana
Published: January 10, 2022, 8:22 PM (EST).
/ Updated: January 20, 2022, 8:20:24 PM (EST).
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Health has reported 10,003 new positive coronavirus cases and 0 deaths in its latest update.
The agency’s dashboard sets the positivity rate for all 7-day tests in the state at 25.9%, with a positive rate of 39% for special people. The Delta variant accounted for 83.2% of the tested samples, and omicron, the most contagious strain that is becoming predominant, accounted for 16.5% of the tested samples, according to state data.
Omicron is likely to be responsible for a higher percentage of current cases, as reporting state variant data is usually delayed by a week or two.
The data on the board indicates cases and deaths that have occurred on several dates, but which have been reported to the state in the last 24 hours, according to the Indiana Department of Health.
The agency said 9,551 more Hoosiers are now fully integrated. To date, 3,672,628 first doses of the two-dose vaccine have been given and 3,584,749 people are fully vaccinated.
The County Metric map shows 48 in red, 44 in orange, and zero in yellow or blue. The map is updated every Wednesday.
The weekly score is determined by the weekly cases per 100,000 population in each region and the positive rate for all of its 7-day tests.
Since the start of the pandemic, the state has reported a total of 1,366,754 positive cases and a total of 19,084 deaths. In addition, 712 COVID-19 could be dead.
Recent hospitalization numbers show a total of 3,382 COVID-19 patients: 3,064 confirmed and 318 under investigation.
The department says 12.6% of ICU beds and 62.4% of fans are available statewide.