Indiana reports 80 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,777 positive cases

Posted at 12:06 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 12:23:40-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported Tuesday that 80 more people died with COVID-19 and 1,777 others tested positive for the virus.

The majority of newly reported deaths occurred in the past week. Deaths are reported based on when the state receives data and occur over multiple days.

There have been 614,946 positive cases and 9,432 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 375 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.

A total of 1,976 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 126 since Sunday's report.

There have been more than 6.78 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 2.91 million individuals with a 21.1% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Jan. 19 is 17.7%.

Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 10.7%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 9.3%.

The state health department said 33.1% of ICU beds and 75.5% of ventilators are available.

Nearly 460,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and almost 107,000 people have received both doses and are fully vaccinated, according to ISDH's dashboard.