Indiana coronavirus update for Wednesday October 27th, 2021

COVID-19

Indiana appears to be riding downward on the latest wave of COVID-19, with 2,066 new cases reported Wednesday for the state, and 60 new deaths. To date, there have been a total of 1,014,652 cases for COVID-19, and a total of 16,082 deaths reported in the state, with 550 additional deaths ruled as probably associated with COVID-19. There have also been 120 confirmed cases of Multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children. As of right now, only 57.3% of Indiana’s population is fully vaccinated. 98.432% of Indiana’s Covid numbers are those who are unvaccinated. Of those who are vaccinated, only 1.568% have experienced a breakthrough case of Covid, only 0.033% have been hospitalized, and only 0.016% of those who are vaccinated have died from Covid, with an average age of 78 for breakthrough deaths.

Dubois County saw 17 new cases and 1 new death reported Wednesday. The Indiana Department of Health reported a 7 Day positivity rate of 6.4% amongst all test, and 17.5% amongst Unique Individuals. To date there have been a total of 8,308 cases for the county, and 133 Dubois County residents have died from the virus. As of right now, only 61.7% of the county is fully vaccinated.

For the surrounding counties as of Wednesday: Spencer has 3 new cases, with 53.8% of its population vaccinated. Daviess has 10 new cases and 1 new death, with 38.8% of its population vaccinated. Martin has 2 new cases, with 43.3% of its population vaccinated. Lawrence has 8 new cases, with 51.5% of its population vaccinated. Orange has 6 new cases, with 51.6% of its population vaccinated. Pike has 3 new cases, with 45.4% of its population vaccinated. Crawford has 3 new cases, with 49% of its population vaccinated. Perry has 4 new cases, with 60.3% of its population vaccinated. And Warrick has 9 new cases, with 67% of its population vaccinated.

18.3% of ICU Beds for Indiana District 10 are in use for Covid alone.

The current recommendation from the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control, and Indiana Department of Health to help combat the COVID-19 virus is to get vaccinated.  To get scheduled for your first shot, go to ourshot.in.gov. You can find a complete breakdown of COVID-19 statistics by going to coronavirus.in.gov.

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