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Indiana reports 104 more COVID-19 deaths and 12,230 new positive cases

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Jan 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-27 14:00:53-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported Thursday that 104 more Hoosiers have died from COVID-19 and 12,230 others tested positive for the virus.

There have been 20,400 confirmed deaths and 1,587,005 positive cases since the pandemic began. The newly reported deaths include those that happened over the previous days and weeks and were just reported to the state.

An additional 765 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 3,013 Hoosiers are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 193 since Wednesday. IDOH also said 11.9% of intensive care beds are available across the state with 42.2% in use by COVID-19 patients.

According to IDOH, 67.3% of hospital ventilators are available in Indiana.

There have been more than 18.1 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 5 million individuals with a 30.7% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Jan. 20 is 45.8%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.5%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 30.7%.

A total of 9,014,837 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 3,727,729 first doses and 3,634,497 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Another 1,652,611 Indiana residents have received a booster dose.

Hoosiers can schedule a COVID-19 vaccine by calling 211 or visiting ourshot.in.gov.

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