INDIANAPOLIS — The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Indiana continues to grow.
A total of 2,602 Hoosiers are in the hospital with COVID-19, the Indiana Department of Health reported Thursday. It marks an increase of 89 since Wednesday and the first time since Jan. 8 that the state's COVID-19 hospital population surpassed 2,600.
Additionally, IDOH said just 16.4% of intensive care unit beds are available, the lowest percentage of the pandemic. Among the state's ICU beds, 33.6% are in use by COVID-19 patients.
IDOH also reported Thursday that 50 more people died with COVID-19 and 5,240 others tested positive for the virus.
There have been 894,516 positive cases and 14,308 confirmed deaths in Indiana since the pandemic began. An additional 451 probable COVID-19 deaths have also been reported.
According to IDOH, 67.3% of the state's ventilators are available.
There have been more than 12.68 million COVID-19 tests administered to more than 4.01 million individuals with a 22.3% cumulative positivity rate among unique individuals. Indiana's seven-day positivity rate among unique individuals through Sept. 2 is 20%.
Among all tests, the cumulative positivity rate is 8.6%, while the seven-day positivity rate is 11.6%.
A total of 6,313,795 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana. The number includes 3,166,079 first doses and 3,147,716 individuals who have received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are fully vaccinated.