Indiana continues to see surge in COVID-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,488 new COVID-19 cases, the sixth time in eight days that new cases have exceeded 1,000. New cases have topped 1,400 three times in the past week.

The state also reported 16 additional deaths from COVID-19, the 13th time in the past 16 days in which daily deaths have been in double digits.

The department reported the testing of 10,906 more unique individuals, the highest mark since Oct. 2.

The cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.9%, but the seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals rose from 9% to 9.2%.

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: 1,488

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 129,677

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 128,227

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,450

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: 16

Total deaths: 3,515

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: 10,906

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,451,391

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,440,917

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 10,474

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.9%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 9.2%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 5.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.1%**

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: 22,689 (increase of 129)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 771

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.3%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 5,325

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,890

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,572

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,924

Boone County cumulative cases: 1,077

Hancock County cumulative cases: 1,006

Morgan County cumulative cases: 798

Shelby County cumulative cases: 706

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 15.3%

Available ventilators: 79.4%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 7,555,437

U.S. deaths: 211,917

Global cases: 36,238,849

Global deaths: 1,057,102

*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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