Indiana reports 1,044 more COVID-19 cases, jump in testing

The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,044 new COVID-19 cases, the 14th time cases have exceeded 1,000 in the daily report since the beginning of the pandemic.

The department also reported 17 more deaths from COVID-19, the largest number since Aug. 26.

The state reported the testing of 14,503 more individuals, the second-highest daily number reported in that category so far. The number included an additional 1,175 historical tested individuals from a newly onboarded testing facility.

The state’s cumulative testing-positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.8%. The seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 7%.

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: 1,044

Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 97,884

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 96,854

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,030

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

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 17

Total deaths: 3,127

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

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 14,503**

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 1,117,427

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,103,038

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 14,389

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.2%

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

**This number includes an additional 1,175 historical tested individuals from a newly onboarded testing facility.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 18,956 (increase of 119)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 750

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.3%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,101

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,413

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,065

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,374

Boone County cumulative cases: 873

Hancock County cumulative cases: 836

Morgan County cumulative cases: 609

Shelby County cumulative cases: 630

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 39.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 11.2%

Available ventilators: 82.3%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,166,939

U.S. deaths: 186,984

Global cases: 26,383,872

Global deaths: 870,126

*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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