The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 5,007 new cases of COVID-19, the first time the daily case number has exceeded 5,000 and the fourth day in a row that cases and hospitalizations have hit new highs.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 2,001 on Thursday to 2,036 on Saturday. About 28% of the state’s intensive care beds are still available. About 26% are occupied by COVID-19 patients.
Saturday’s report also included 43 more COVID-19 deaths. Newly reported deaths have reached or topped 25 for 12 straight days and have been in double digits 30 times over the past 32 days.
The department said the seven-day moving average for cases reached another all-time high of 3,786.
The department reported the testing of 17,716 more unique individuals, an all-time daily high. Testing of new individuals has exceeded 10,000 for 11 straight days.
Marion County saw 577 new COVID-19 cases, sending the cumulative total during the pandemic to 30,001.
The state’s seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals jumped from 17.3% on Friday to 17.5% on Saturday.
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 cases: 5,007
Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 205,722
Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 200,823
Increase in cumulative cases: 4,899
Increase in cases reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 60,932
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
New deaths: 43
Total deaths: 4,348
Increase in deaths reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 706
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
New tested individuals: 17,716
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 1,794,398
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 1,777,105
Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 17,293
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 11.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.5%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.2%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 9%**
Increase in unique tested individuals reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 322,213
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.
Marion County cumulative cases: 30,001 (increase of 577)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 803
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.7%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 8,187
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 3,997
Johnson County cumulative cases: 4,052
Madison County cumulative cases: 3,229
Boone County cumulative cases: 1,601
Hancock County cumulative cases: 1,586
Morgan County cumulative cases: 1,292
Shelby County cumulative cases: 1,207
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 28.1%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 25.7%
Available ventilators: 76.6%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 6.9%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 9,754,160
U.S. deaths: 236,257
Global cases: 49,549,141
Global deaths: 1,246,221
*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.