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Indiana just set record high number of Covid-19 hospitalized since 2020, the winter wave has just started



Indiana – It looks like the winter Covid-19 is a thing despite the decent vaccination rates so far as Indiana just reported and set new, record high number of active hospitalizations since 2020, according to the daily Covid-19 report.

In the Tuesday’s daily Covid-19 report issued by the Indiana Department of Health, Indiana now officially has over 3,000 active Covid-19 hospitalizations across the state and this happened for the first time since December 23, 2020.

Currently there are 3,020 people treated in hospital and that is 86 more since Monday.

The most hospitalizations recorded in Indiana was 3,460 on Nov. 30, 2020, according to IDOH statistics.

Additionally, 4,057 people tested positive for the virus, while 90 people were reported dead as a result of the virus.

With the latest report, there have been a total of 1,166,283 positive cases since the start of the pandemic and 17,562 confirmed deaths.

An additional 614 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

Indiana Department of Health also reported that there are 19.6% of intensive care beds available. Currently, 32.9% of the ICU beds are occupied by Covid-19 patients. More than two thirds of the total number of ventilators is also available right now.

There have been more than 16 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 4.63 million individuals with a 25% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana’s seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Dec. 7 is 25.9%.

A total of 8,154,954 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 3,553,124 first doses and 3,505,850 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Another 1,095,980 Indiana residents have received a booster dose.

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