COVID-19 cases in Indiana exceed 1,000 for first time in 20 days

The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,136 new cases of COVID-19, the first time in 20 days that cases have topped 1,000 in the daily report. Cases have topped the 1,000 mark only twice in the past 29 days.

Indiana also reported the deaths of 20 more people from COVID-19, raising the cumulative number to 12,596.

The department said 2,273 new individuals were tested Thursday.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 627 0n Wednesday to 637 on Thursday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 1.04 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday at 5 a.m. More than 1.56 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: 1,136

Total cumulative cases: 682,099

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 20

Total deaths: 12,596

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 2,273

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,227,019

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 9.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.3%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.4%**

** 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 – March 26)

First dose administered: 1,561,705 (daily increase of 31,587)

Fully vaccinated: 1,042,768 (daily increase of 24,349)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 93,026 (increase of 137)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,692

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.1%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 3.1%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 33,195

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,269

Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,927

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,005

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,328

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,647

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,244

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,704

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 34.2 %

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 5%

Available ventilators: 81.5%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 30,015,938

U.S. deaths: 545,3557

Global cases: 124,971,776

Global deaths: 2,746,581

*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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