COVID-19 hospitalizations rise as new cases again exceed 3,000

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 3,080 new COVID-19 cases, the fourth time in five days that new cases have exceeded 3,000. New reported cases have topped 2,000 for 12 straight days.

The department said the seven-day moving average for cases has reached an all-time high of 2,960. Total positive COVID-19 cases in Indiana since the beginning of the pandemic climbed to 185,185.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 1,732 on Saturday to 1,759 on Sunday. That’s the highest mark since April 13, when COVID hospitalizations reached an all-time high of 1,799.

The state reported 26 new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing Indiana’s total to 4,150. Newly reported deaths have been in double digits 26 times over the past 28 days.

The department reported the testing of 12,951 more unique individuals, bringing the total in that category to 1,722,842. Testing of new individuals has exceeded 10,000 for six straight days.

Cumulative numbers show an increase of 322,213 tested individuals in the state from Oct. 1 to Nov. 1, slightly more than in September but fewer than in August.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals jumped from 15.6% on Sunday to 15.9% on Monday.

The state updated its school-related COVID-19 statistics to show that 4,363 students, 919 teachers and 1,055 staff members have tested positive for the virus since the beginning of the pandemic. The state said 1,444 schools have experienced at least one case and 469 have reported none. Another 453 schools haven’t provided data.

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 cases: 3,080

Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 185,185

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 182,108

Increase in cumulative cases: 3,077

Increase in cases reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 60,932

Increase in cases reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 26,285

Increase in cases reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 27,769

Increase in cases reported July 1-Aug. 1: 21,170

Increase in cases reported June 1-July 1: 11,122

Increase in cases reported May 1-June. 1: 16,065

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 26

Total deaths: 4,150

Increase in deaths reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 706

Increase in deaths reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 325

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 322

Increase in deaths reported July 1-Aug. 1: 315

Increase in deaths reported June 1-July 1: 480

Increase in deaths reported May 1-June. 1: 914

Increase in deaths reported April 1-May 1: 997

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 12,951

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Monday: 1,722,842

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 1,709,944

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 12,898

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 10.7%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 15.9%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 8.2%**

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 322,213

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 303,966

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Aug. 1-Sept. 1: 325,159

Increase in unique tested individuals reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in unique tested individuals reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in unique tested individuals reported May 1-June 1: 166,257

Increase in unique tested individuals reported April 1-May 1: 85,264

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

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 27,994 (increase of 304)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 796

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.1%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 7,199

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 3,724

Johnson County cumulative cases: 3,667

Madison County cumulative cases: 2,898

Boone County cumulative cases: 1,445

Hancock County cumulative cases: 1,387

Morgan County cumulative cases: 1,105

Shelby County cumulative cases: 1,035

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 31.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 24.4%

Available ventilators: 77.7%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 9,213,002

U.S. deaths: 231,011

Global cases: 46,643,798

Global deaths: 1,202,081

*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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