MONDAY's COVID-19 update: Cases rising in every state; most new patients are unvaccinated

Monday, July 19, 2021

Health officials confirm that all 50 states are experiencing a rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations are increasing and most new patients are unvaccinated.

According to the Indiana State Health Departmentís Monday data, the demographics of those testing positive for COVID-19 are 46.4% male and 52.8% female.

The subcategories for positive COVID-19 cases by the ISDH are divided as follows:

Children age 0-17 is 11.4%, with ages 12-17 at 6.4%,

Teenagers age 18-19 are 4%,

Young adults age 20-29 are 18.5%,

Adults 30-39 at 15.5%,

40-49 at 15.1%,

50-59 at 14.4%,

60-69 at 10.8%,

70-79 at 6.1%., and 80 and over at 4.2%.

COVID-19 Delta variant

According to Clay County Health Nurse Kim Hyatt, two cases are confirmed. Still, the Indiana State Health Department has not organized how they will share upcoming data with local health departments or on the state dashboard (https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/).

The Times will update this data when provided.

Log onto coronavirus.in.gov/ for more information from the ISDH, or log onto the CDCís website at cdc.gov.

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