Indiana COVID cases rise by 701, deaths by 10

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 701 new cases of COVID-19, the 16th day in the past 17 in which daily cases have been below 1,000.

The state also reported 10 new deaths due to the coronavirus. The department said 4,829 new individuals were tested.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 583 on Friday to 604 on Saturday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 830,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Sunday at 5 a.m. More than 1.27 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: 701

Total cumulative cases: 672,554

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 10

Total deaths: 12,446

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,829

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,182,366

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.7%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.5%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3%**

** 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 – March 14)

First dose administered: 1,270,966 (daily increase of 14,639)

Fully vaccinated: 830,862 (daily increase of 14,797)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 91,934 (increase of 93)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,673

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 32,720

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,066

Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,614

Madison County cumulative cases: 11,889

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,247

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,535

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,183

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,671

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 36.9 %

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 4.6%

Available ventilators: 82%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 29,357,116

U.S. deaths: 532,671

Global cases: 119,226,506

Global deaths: 2,642,656

*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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