Cases down, hospitalizations up in daily COVID-19 report

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 832 new COVID-19 cases. Cases were below 1,000 for the first time in five days.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dropped from 1,015 on Friday to 991 on Saturday —up only slightly from 985 on April 1.

The state reported four new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative total to 12,864.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 853 on Friday to 861 on Saturday. Hospitalizations have risen 23.5% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 4,184 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.73 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Sunday at 5 a.m. More than 2.28 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.

Following are the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. The department updates its data daily based on information received through 11:59 p.m. the previous day.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 832

Total cumulative cases: 714,786

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 4

Total deaths: 12,864

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,184

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,361,013

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.9%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.8%**

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

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – April 25)

First dose administered: 2,284,216 (daily increase of 13,797)

Fully vaccinated: 1,730,577 (daily increase of 19,803)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 97,442 (increase of 105)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,726

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.4%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,891

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,913

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,648

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,401

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,598

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,070

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,458

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,832

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 30.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.3%

Available ventilators: 79.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,055,368

U.S. deaths: 571,988

Global cases: 146,628,322

Global deaths: 3,102,588

*New cases, deaths and tests are previously unreported cases, deaths and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. The cases and testing categories typically contain numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.

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