COVID-19 cases rise by 655 in Indiana, deaths by six

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 655 new COVID-19 cases, marking the 19th straight day with fewer than 1,000 cases.

The department reported six new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative death tally to 13,155.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 797 on Monday to 810 on Tuesday. They are down from 1,019 on May 4. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 3,983 new individuals.

The state said 2.46 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.61 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: 655

Total cumulative cases: 741,697

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 6

Total deaths: 13,155

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,983

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,486,550

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.6%

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–May 26)

First dose administered: 2,614,017 (increase of 10,450)

Fully vaccinated: 2,460,195 (increase of 15,663)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 101,599 (increase of 88)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,758

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 9.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 4.8%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,078

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,441

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,183

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,860

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,807

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,433

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,655

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,979

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 31.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 7.7%

Available ventilators: 77.4%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.1%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,168,275

U.S. deaths: 591,035

Global cases: 167,951,168

Global deaths: 3,488,242

*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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