The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 1,272 new COVID-19 cases, the most cases in the daily report since Feb. 20, when 1,449 were reported.
The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana jumped from 997 on Monday to 1,014 on Tuesday—up from 985 at the beginning of the month.
The state reported 19 new deaths from COVID-19, the largest daily number since April 14.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 955 on Monday to 913 on Tuesday. Hospitalizations are up 31% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The health department reported the testing of 3,432 new individuals.
The state said more than 1.79 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.31 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.
*New COVID-19 cases: 1,272
Total cumulative cases: 717,564
New deaths: 19
Total deaths: 12,902
New tested individuals: 5,207
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,371,140
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.3%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.9%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.6%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – April 28)
First dose administered: 2,315,568 (daily increase of 12,775)
Fully vaccinated: 1,798,858 (daily increase of 33,641)
Marion County cumulative cases: 97,851 (increase of 168)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,733
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.5%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,031
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,965
Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,701
Madison County cumulative cases: 12,434
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,613
Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,109
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,476
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,844
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 29.8%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.5%
Available ventilators: 79.5%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.7%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 32,179,505
U.S. deaths: 573,452
Global cases: 148,859,866
Global deaths: 3,138,755
*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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