The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 966 new cases of COVID-19. Daily cases have been below 1,000 for 12 straight days and for 20 of the past 21 days.
The state also reported 13 new deaths due to the coronavirus. The department said 6,309 new individuals were tested.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ticked up from 609 on Tuesday to 612 on Wednesday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The state said more than 890,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m. More than 1.35 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: 966
Total cumulative cases: 675,388
New deaths: 13
Total deaths: 12,495
New tested individuals: 6,309
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,199,074
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.5%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.4%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.2%**
** 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 – March 18)
First dose administered: 1,356,761 (daily increase of 31,634)
Fully vaccinated: 890,159 (daily increase of 20,092)
Marion County cumulative cases: 92,225 (increase of 112)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,683
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.9%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.8%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 32,870
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,127
Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,698
Madison County cumulative cases: 11,925
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,269
Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,558
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,204
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,680
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 32.9 %
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3.7%
Available ventilators: 81.1%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.3%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 29,611,598
U.S. deaths: 538,182
Global cases: 121,400,246
Global deaths: 2,683,381
*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.