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Indiana reports 165 more COVID-19 deaths and 14,933 positive cases

Posted at 12:04 AM, Jan 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-18 11:26:16-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health reported Friday that 165 more Hoosiers have died from COVID-19 and another 14,933 people have tested positive.

There have been 18,959 confirmed deaths and 1,329,423 positive cases since the pandemic began.

An additional 655 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 3,314 Hoosiers are in the hospital with COVID-19, an increase of nine since Thursday. Additionally, IDOH said 9.9% of intensive care beds are available across the state with 36.1% in use by COVID-19 patients.

According to IDOH, 64.1% of hospital ventilators are available in Indiana.

There have been more than 17 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 4.8 million individuals with a 27.2% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Dec. 31 is 36.5%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 9.4%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 24.2%.

A total of 8,691,144 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 3,657,778 first doses and 3,576,607 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Another 1,457,759 Indiana residents have received a booster dose.

Hoosiers can schedule a COVID-19 vaccine by calling 211 or visiting