Indiana COVID-19 cases hit lowest mark since April 6

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 702 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest mark since April 6, when 669 cases were reported.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dropped from 991 on Saturday to 981 on Sunday—the lowest mark in that category this month.

The state reported five new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative total to 12,870.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 861 on Saturday to 893 on Sunday. Hospitalizations have risen 28.1% since April 1. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 3,615 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.73 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 2.28 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: 702

Total cumulative cases: 715,468

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 5

Total deaths: 12,870

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,615

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,363,801

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.6 %**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.9%

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 – April 26)

First dose administered: 2,289,242 (daily increase of 5,061)

Fully vaccinated: 1,739,982 (daily increase of 9,429)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 97,552 (increase of 114)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,727

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.3%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,928

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,921

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,659

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,407

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,604

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,081

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,462

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,835

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 33.1%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 7.9%

Available ventilators: 79.1%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,078,229

U.S. deaths: 572,201

Global cases: 147,298,815

Global deaths: 3,111,587

*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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