Indiana reports 1,733 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 1,733 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest daily tally since Oct. 20.

The state also reported 16 new deaths due to the coronavirus. Reported deaths due to COVID-19 have exceeded single digits in 112 of the past 113 days.

The department said 6,799 new individuals were tested Sunday in Indiana, bringing the cumulative total in that category to 2,963,581.

January saw the third-largest monthly increase in reported COVID-19 cases, at 110,618, trailing totals in December and November.

The state’s cumulative death toll increased by 1,597 in January, the second-highest monthly increase behind December’s rise of 2,418.

Testing of unique individuals rose by 313,617 in January, the fifth-highest monthly total in that category.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ticked up from 1,584 on Saturday to 1,594 on Sunday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 143,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as Sunday at 5 a.m. More than 562,000 had received the first dose of a vaccination.

School data

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported the latest figures related to schools. The results are updated weekly. The latest report covered the week ended Jan. 29.

The latest figures showed a rise in student COVID-19 cases of 1,289, an increase of 242 teacher cases and 338 more staff cases.

Cumulative case counts since the beginning of the school years rose to 25,494 students, 5,192 teachers and 6,122 staff members.

The state said 1,9176 schools have reported one or more cases, while 161 have seen no cases. Another 290 schools have not reported data to the state.

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: 1,733

Total cumulative cases: 628,391

Increase in cases reported Jan. 1-Feb. 1: 110,618

Increase in cases reported Dec. 1-Jan. 1: 173,400

Increase in cases reported Nov. 1-Dec. 1: 162,265

Increase in cases reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 60,932

Increase in cases reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 26,285

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: 16

Total deaths: 9,613

Increase in deaths reported Jan. 1-Feb. 1: 1,597

Increase in deaths reported Dec. 1-Jan. 1: 2,418

Increase in deaths reported Nov. 1-Dec. 1: 1,474

Increase in deaths reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 706

Increase in deaths reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 325

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: 6,799

Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,963,581

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 16.7%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10.6%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 8.3%**

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Jan. 1-Feb. 1: 313,617

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Dec. 1-Jan. 1: 432,706

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Nov. 1-Dec. 1: 507,314

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 322,213

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 303,966

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

** 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 – Jan. 31)

First dose administered: 562,084 (daily increase of 10,713)

Fully vaccinated: 143,638 (daily increase of 5,819)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 86,656 (increase of 257)

Marion County new deaths: 2

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,362

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 15.6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 7.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 30,388

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 14,943

Johnson County cumulative cases: 15,598

Madison County cumulative cases: 11,309

Boone County cumulative cases: 5,731

Hancock County cumulative cases: 6,996

Morgan County cumulative cases: 5,688

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,348

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 34.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 17.4%

Available ventilators: 77.3%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 7.2%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 26,189,367

U.S. deaths: 441,367

Global cases: 103,058,750

Global deaths: 2,230,190

*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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