The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,079 new COVID-19 cases, the second-highest number of cases reported in a daily report since the beginning of the pandemic. That’s the sixth time in the last nine days that new cases have exceeded 1,000.
The department reported the testing of 10,925 new individuals, but cumulative testing of new individuals rose by only 8,519, which means 2,406 previous tests were removed from the total.
The 7-day testing-positivity rate remained at 7.6% on Thursday, but the state’s overall testing-positivity rate rose to 8.9%.
The state also reported eight new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the total during the pandemic to 2,906.
Marion County reported an increase of 133 cases, the 29th straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate was 8.5%.
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: 1,079
Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 78,632
Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 77,565
Increase in cumulative cases: 1,067
Increase in cases reported Aug. 8-14: 6,378
Increase in cases reported Aug. 1-7: 6,100
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
New deaths: 8
Total deaths: 2,906
Increase in deaths reported Aug. 8-14: 85
Increase in deaths reported Aug. 1-Aug. 7: 63
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
*New tested individuals: 10,925
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 886,489
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 877,970
Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 8,519
Percentage of total testing positive: 8.9%
Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.6%
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
Marion County cumulative cases: 16,437 (increase of 133)
Marion County new deaths: 1
Marion County cumulative deaths: 734
Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 8.5%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,033
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,978
Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,819
Madison County cumulative cases: 1,062
Boone County cumulative cases: 716
Hancock County cumulative cases: 702
Morgan County cumulative cases: 501
Shelby County cumulative cases: 573
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 32.8%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 12.9%
Available ventilators: 79.9%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 5,258,056
U.S. deaths: 167,298
Global cases: 20,967,027
Global deaths: 760,461
*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.