Indiana death toll from COVID-19 passes 3,000 as cases top 85,000

The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported nine new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the official cumulative total in the state to 3,001 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The state has seen 84 new deaths from the virus over the past week, and an average of 12 deaths per day over the past two weeks.

The state on Saturday also reported 1,010 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 85,317.

The department reported the testing of 11,505 new individuals, the seventh time in 10 days that daily testing has exceeded 10,000 individuals.

The state’s 7-day testing-positivity rate dipped to 7.7% on Saturday and the overall testing-positivity rate stayed at 8.8%.

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 cases: 1,010

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 85,317

Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 84,317

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,000

Increase in cases reported Aug. 16-22: 6,143

Increase in cases reported Aug. 9-15: 6,400

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: 16,200

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 9

Total deaths: 3,001

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 16-22: 84

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 9-15: 87

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

COVID-19 testing

*New tested individuals: 11,505

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 969,646

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 958,432

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 11,214

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.8%

Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.7%

Increase in tests reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in tests reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in tests reported May 1-June. 1: 166,257

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 17,339 (increase of 139)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 743

Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 6.8%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,399

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,124

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,910

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,174

Boone County cumulative cases: 776

Hancock County cumulative cases: 748

Morgan County cumulative cases: 535

Shelby County cumulative cases: 604

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 37.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.1%

Available ventilators: 83.1%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 5,633,879

U.S. deaths: 175,588

Global cases: 23,009,629

Global deaths: 800,566

*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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