Indiana reports 16 more COVID-19 deaths, another 1,189 cases

The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,189 new COVID-19 cases, the eighth time in the past 10 days that cases have exceeded 1,000.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana dropped from 1,106 on Wednesday to 1,059 on Thursday—up from 1,019 a month ago.

The state reported 12 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,983.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 991 on Wednesday to 939 on Thursday—up from 706 a month ago. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 5,562 new individuals.

The state said more than 2 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday at 5 a.m. More than 2.4 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: 1,189

Total cumulative cases: 727,764

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 17

Total deaths: 12,983

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 5,562

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,411,825

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.7%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.1%**

** 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–May 7)

First dose administered: 2,418,692 (daily increase of 11,787)

Fully vaccinated: 2,077,914 (daily increase of 31,850)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 99,521 (increase of 243)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,738

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 13.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,489

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,180

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,905

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,592

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,679

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,251

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,555

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,902

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 30.1%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 7.2%

Available ventilators: 79%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,606,724

U.S. deaths: 580,076

Global cases: 156,197,025

Global deaths: 3,258,802

*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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2 thoughts on “Indiana reports 16 more COVID-19 deaths, another 1,189 cases

    1. Kenny, we took the ventilator numbers out today for the first time because there really hasn’t been a concern about there being enough of them in a long time. But we just put them back because you wanted them.

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