Statewide hospitalizations from COVID-19 continued to climb over the New Year’s weekend, according to Monday’s update from the Indiana State Department of Health.

The department said 3,164 people were hospitalized due to the virus as of Sunday, the highest mark since Dec. 15, 2020. That’s up 31% over the past month. The pandemic peak was 3,460, reached on Nov. 30, 2020.

COVID patients occupy 37.3% of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds. The state has only 10.7% of its ICU beds available overall.

The state reported 4,091 new COVID cases, down from a record 12,020 in Thursday’s report. Monday’s update, however, included just the cases reported to the health department on Sunday. The overall case count rose by 31,464 since Thursday’s report, an average of 7,866 cases per day.

Indiana reported zero deaths from COVID-19 in Monday’s update, but the total death toll rose to 18,433, an increase of 47 over the weekend

More than 3.56 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 1.39 million Hoosiers have gotten vaccine boosters.

The department said 59.4% of Indiana residents 12 and older are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 4,091

Total cumulative cases: 1,278,285

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 0

Total cumulative deaths: 18,433

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,945

Total cumulative tested individuals: 4,775,564

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 26.5%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.2%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 28.8%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 18.4%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 169,817 (increase of 710)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 2,365

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 34.1%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 23.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 60,250

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 30,032

Johnson County cumulative cases: 31,695

Madison County cumulative cases: 24,349

Boone County cumulative cases: 11,373

Hancock County cumulative cases: 15,472

Morgan County cumulative cases: 11,919

Shelby County cumulative cases: 9,818

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14, 2020–Jan. 3, 2022)

First dose administered: 3,636,631 (increase of 11,871)

Fully vaccinated: 3,561,514 (increase of 7,501)

Booster doses: 1,398,198 (increase of 34,294)

Indiana intensive care unit usage

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 37.3%

Available ICU beds: 10.7%

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