COVID-19 cases rise by 241 in Indiana, deaths by 29

The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 241 new COVID-19 cases, marking the 18th straight daily report with fewer than 500 cases.

The department reported 29 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative death tally to 13,375.

The state said more than 2.73 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.75 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 457 on Thursday to 444 on Friday, the lowest number since the opening weeks of the pandemic. Hospitalizations are down from a recent high of 1,019 on May 4. The pandemic-high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

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: 241

Total cumulative cases: 751,242

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 29

Total cumulative deaths: 13,375

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,028

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,557,831

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.5%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 2.5%**

** 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–June 19)

First dose administered: 2,754,523 (daily increase of 3,876)

Fully vaccinated: 2,734,449 (daily increase of 8,560)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 103,293 (increase of 34)

Marion County new deaths: 6

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,788

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,588

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,682

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,471

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,149

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,966

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,576

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,761

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,014

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 33.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,537,971

U.S. deaths: 601,740

Global cases: 178,127,821

Global deaths: 3,857,954

*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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