Indiana moves past 700,000 COVID-19 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 970 new COVID-19 cases, raising the cumulative total of cases to 700,775 during the pandemic.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana was 1,188 on Monday, up from 1,145 on Sunday and from 985 on April 1.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped to 881 on Monday from 909 on Sunday. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state reported 16 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,762.

The health department reported the testing of 3,895 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.43 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m. More than 2 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: 970

Total cumulative cases: 700,775

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 16

Total deaths: 12,762

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,895

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,307,770

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.9%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.1%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.9%**

** 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 13)

First dose administered: 2,018,362 (daily increase of 24,513)

Fully vaccinated: 1,433,533 (daily increase of 23,474)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 95,645 (increase of 146)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,709

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,153

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,690

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,387

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,271

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,510

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,896

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,356

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,760

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 33.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.1%

Available ventilators: 79.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 31,280,880

U.S. deaths: 562,718

Global cases: 136,857,385

Global deaths: 2,949,287

*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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