Indiana reports 1,774 new COVID cases, 14 more deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 1,774 new cases of COVID-19, the largest number of new cases in the daily report since Feb. 6, when 2,855 were reported.

The state reported 14 new deaths from COVID-19, lifting the cumulative death total to 13,610. The seven-day moving average of new deaths rose from four to five.

The department said statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 985 on Monday to 933 on Tuesday. Monday’s number was the highest mark since Feb. 15. The all-time high was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana increased to 1,266, the highest average since April 18.

The department reported the testing of 4,965 new individuals.

The state said more than 2.96 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday at 5 a.m. More than 2.95 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: 1,774

Total cumulative cases: 777,417

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 14

Total cumulative deaths: 13,610

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,965

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,687,062

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 15.9%**

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 8%**

** 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–Aug. 4)

First dose administered: 2,959,656 (daily increase of 7,213)

Fully vaccinated: 2,963,081 (daily increase of 4,597)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 106,867 (increase of 193)

Marion County new deaths: 4

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,818

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 14.3%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 37,697

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 18,320

Johnson County cumulative cases: 19,067

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,751

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,317

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,896

Morgan County cumulative cases: 7,004

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,184

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 30.2%

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

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 35,247,293

U.S. deaths: 614,342

Global cases: 199,803,078

Global deaths: 4,251,176

*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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29 thoughts on “Indiana reports 1,774 new COVID cases, 14 more deaths

  1. Stubborn Republicans! Get the shot and let the sane among us resume our normal lives without risk of infecting the immuno-compromised, the young, or…. allowing the virus to continue to run rampant and develop into a variant for which the vaccines no longer work.

    1. A large number of new cases are vaccinated people getting so called breakthrough covid. Explain that. Why aren’t the scientists addressing this??!!

    2. Because no vaccine is going to be 100% at eliminating all disease … especially when the virus itself is mutating. The mutations that can get around the vaccine will survive, the rest will die off.

      The vaccines have dramatically reduced the number of hospitalizations and deaths.

  2. Randy and Joe, I don’t recall you commenting on the daily Covid results a month ago when the results were good and even less people were vaccinated. What changed? BTW, for some reason the “experts” either don’t have the numbers, or aren’t willing to share them, but it appears a significant amount of the new cases are from vaccinated people.

    1. Delta variant is the new addition.

      New cases are overwhelmingly unvaccinated people.

      And they’re the ones dying. Sorry, but it’s the truth.

  3. I have been vaccinated, I am a Republican, it was bioengineered in the Wuhan lab, Biden is letting positive cases in via the Southern border, Biden has known about the Delta variant for months and done nothing to prevent it from getting to the US. Lots of blame to go around.

    1. If the vaccine is a Chinese attack, why did Trump downplay it? Why is Fox News downplaying it? Are they Chinese agents? Why wouldn’t they fight back HARD against a Chinese attack?

    2. If you honestly believe the Chinese were not behind COVID then I don’t know what to tell you. Trump called it the Wuhan flu and was deemed a racist and Xenophobe. Anything posted on Social media sites opining that it was manufactured in the Wuhan lab were taken down and deemed “misinformation”. Common sense and more and more information daily says it came from the lab.

    3. When do we realize that our ‘ commander in chief’ is in the pocket of the Chinese. The Biden crime family will do nothing to expose their superiors

  4. If the vaccine works, why wear masks? If the vaccine works and you vaccinate, why does it matter who else has one?

    If someone chooses to not get vaccinated and they get sick, who cares? It’s their choice. We all know the risks of being unvaccinated. Worry about your own body.

  5. We need vaccine passports for people who want to go out in public as soon as full FDA approval comes. I don’t care what demographic or politictal base chooses not to get vaccinated. Allowing the virus to continue to spread and mutate puts all of us who have taken the vaccines at risk. Anyone who won’t do what they can to protect society as a whole has proven they don’t deserve the full freedoms that the rest of us do. Once that happens, no more mask mandates.

    1. Yes Rebecca, that is a fact. It’s also a fact that it wouldn’t be spreading like it is if there weren’t so many unvaccinated people interacting with the rest of us.

  6. Many GOP politicians and their right wing media are spreading fear about getting the vaccine. They’ve politicized it. That doesn’t help anyone, including the minorities. It’s interesting that states that Trump won like Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi lead in unvaccinated people. It’s not immigrants coming in. That’s just another lie from the GOP and their media. Vaccinated people are concerned because 1. The vaccine isn’t 100% effective. 2. More mutations will occur and more variants which may not be protected by the vaccine. 3. Kids under 12 can’t get vaccinated yet, so they’re at risk.

    The vaccine has proven to be safe and effective. Substantially all the new cases are unvaccinated. Look at countries with low vaccination rates. Biden has done a great job and has been honest vs Trump who down played the virus and wearing of masks and held super spreader events.

    I am sick and tired of the GOP saying wearing masks and vaccines takes away your freedom. Being unvaccinated takes away your freedom if you have long COVID or die. This is a pandemic health issue and vaccines are required for other diseases to enroll kids in schools.

    GOP likes to argue about freedom and the right to control your own body but they want to control a women’s body. That’s hypocritical. If Trump really cared about this country he would highly encourage the vaccine without the BS stuff like people don’t trust the administration because of the BIG LIE.

  7. Some people aren’t sheeple and with all the undeniable lies and fraud substantiated from Fauci, CDC, WHO, about COVID-19, the vaccines we see more each day are injuring and killing people, no one in their right minds with a Chinacentric Globalist minded government obviously not for it’s people, would trust in one more thing they say!

    Now its recently been in the news the ones pushing the vaccines are being sued by the Frontline Doctor(s) for defamation of character because it’s an accepted proven medical fact the hydroxichloriquin that could’ve saved millions of lives they outlawed out of the market in favor of the vaccines they’re making billions off actually work!

    You trust those murderers with something to put in your bodies for profit over an immediate remedy?

    With all epidemics, pandemics, etc. the protocols always called for we masked and quarantined the sick. Not the healthy.

    How many lab experiments does one have to see masks can’t stop a virus which is too small to trap?

    Just this past weekend, we learned there is no known test available to test for the COVID Variant. So how do we actually know it exists?

    The previous week in the news we learned the #1 most used and depended on test to test for COVID-19 actually couldn’t tell it from the flu and was ordered to be trashed. Explains why beyond the government making COVID a cash cow of stimulus for each COVID case why there were less than 2,000 cases of flu this past season that’s usually in the high six figures or more.

    Research Fauci, Bill Gates, and all the other players in COVID and see this has been planned for years.

    Don’t forget that COVID-19 started kicking up around election time and all the sudden when all the election audits started being demanded then came the Variant. Then when the Arizona audits started proving Trump wasn’t lying, now we have such an “upsurge” that we have to live under tyranny again.

    Funny thing Tucker Carlson just last week, showed the latest actual CDC statistics on the left side of the screen while the CDC director was stating the same categories of statistics on the right side of the screen.

    The data showed the amount of new cases wasn’t enough to even make a fraction of 1%. But nonetheless the director was spewing embellished, exaggerated, doom like Fauci of much higher numbers. Both are out of control pathological narcissist liars!

    Tough luck! The American people are waking up that our government isn’t for them and aren’t that conveniently stupid not to see COVID that’s has a proven survival rated of 99.1% is more of a Socialist Marxist Communist Democrat political weapon to our freedom and liberties than it is a catastrophic disease they propagandized it to be.

    Think about it! The one’s pulling Biden’s puppets strings like Fauci and the CDC Director, are private individuals working for private non government entities that stands to make handsome profits including notoriety, power, and fame, if they incite a public panic!

    Its about political power over our Constitutional Republic. Nothing about the good and welfare of our people. Nothing really scientific or medically about it.

    Who is threatening our liberties hypocritically when their theme has always been, “My Body! My Choice???!!!

    Feel the divide between the people?

    We dare not have Voter I.D. for all people, but we can do Vaccine I.D’s for all the people.

    Get it?

    Our choice;

    Constitutional Republic or Banana Republic!

    1. Ask Tucker Carlson why he’s hanging out in a faux democracy like Hungary with a strongman like Victor Orban. Amazing how Bernie Sandra got crushed for going to Cuba but hey, the most influential Republican out there takes a check to go to hang out with a dictator and it’s no big deal. Maybe he’s just taking notes for what the GOP wants America to be. They tell you they don’t have free media or elections in Hungary on Fox, Darrell? There’s a lot of other things Fox doesn’t tell you either. They want you angry and misinformed so you keep tuning in.

      We have a constitutional republic, but people like you would rather have a banana republic with the same old people in charge rather than let women or minorities have a say, because that’s too much change. The idea of a black man being president and then a woman becoming president was just too much for a lot of people and they snapped. That’s the reality, and the quotes below are from an Arizona Republican who has been catching grief because he’s more loyal to his country than his political party.


      It would be tempting for Gates, a lifetime Republican with political ambitions, to blame only Trump for his party’s anti-democratic turn. But he has few such illusions. What’s really going on, he believes, is a reactionary backlash against Obama: “I’ve thought about it a lot. I believe the election of President Obama frightened a lot of Americans.” Gates argues that the fear isn’t entirely about race. He thinks it’s also about cosmopolitanism, secularism, and other contemporary values that make white conservatives uncomfortable. But in the end, he said, “the diversification of America is frightening to a lot of people in my party.”

  8. They’re so concerned about COVID as why they are flying and bussing COVID positive illegals flooding in the southern border to our communities nationwide in the dark of the night.

    2 examples of hypocrisy: How many times has Fauci and Pelosi been caught and called out for not obeying the mandates they impose upon us? Actions speak louder than words!

    Apparently they don’t believe there is a health threat. (Do as I say and not what I do!)

    They stand in a crowded rooms of journalists all the time with no masks.

    Honesty, integrity, and character doesn’t mean much to those imposing the mandates against our freedom and liberties and it’s time question their hypocrisy and authority.

    They purposely know no truth and have put themselves dictorally over the people as to censor all who would like to have a dialogue with them. They name call and any words said counter or in disagreement with their propaganda narratives are “misinformation.”

    Why are they spending millions on media (Big Tech) to censor opposing viewpoints?

    Doesn’t truth speak for itself?

    Does that say open and honest? Trustworthy?

    Nothing about how they are managing things is Constitutionally or morally sound.

    Trust our lives to that?

    1. When has Fauci not followed the mandates. And even Pelosi. Compare that to Trump lies.

      Lied about the Mueller Report
      Lied about Ukraine
      Lied about COVID
      Lied about the election
      Lied about and caused the Insurrection.

      Trump has directly caused thousands of people to die and suffer long term COVID affects. Trump is the most corrupt and evil POTUS ever.

      He cheated his foundation
      He cheats on his wives
      He cheated his Trump University
      He cheats on his taxes
      He cheats his contractors
      He cheats at golf

      He can’t open his mouth without lying. He promotes hate and incites violence.

      He gave $2 trillion to the rich and it increased the deficit. He did nothing about health care or infrastructure. Mexico didn’t pay for the wall.

      Nobody wanted his unqualified conservative judges except 30-35% of the US. I.e 65-70% of US don’t want them.

      He’s owned by Russia and who else. He’s a grifter and so are his kids and Jared.

      The Trump crime family.

      See I’m not drinking any kool-ade. Just reporting the facts.

  9. Time/date stamp these “only the unvaccinated are getting sick” comments. As always data that doesn’t fit the agenda is hard to find. I have not heard what % of the new cases didn’t get the poke, but it feels high. I’m hearing 95% of hospitalized were pokeless, but it’s early in this round. I’m also hearing the breakthrough cases are less severe, but wonder if that is actual data, or wishful thinking? Special shout-out to Wes for helping identify who gets what freedoms.

    1. You’re welcome. Also, you’re 95% figure goes to prove the vaccines work. You can’t smoke indoors at restaurants, you can’t get drunk and drive, and soon you won’t be able to do a lot of activities if you’re unvaccinated. Get over it.

    2. Eventually, if everyone got vaccinated, 100% of hospitalized and dead patients would be breakthrough patients. The hope, though, is that it would be far fewer people than there are now.

      The data emerging seems to support the need for booster shots as those vaccinated several months ago seem to be catching the delta variant more so than those recently fully vaccinated.

      If there’s anything good to come from the Delta variant, it’s that those who haven’t caught the virus so far are WAY likely to do so, joining those vaccinated and those with natural immunity. It’s the hard way to get us closer to herd immunity but it’s one way to do it.

    3. If the vaccine works, why would anyone need a booster shots within months? Doesn’t that scare you? When you wrote that sentence, did your subconscious poke at you that maybe there is something wrong with that statement? We are in trouble here folks.

    4. For the same reason we get a flu shot every year.

      The only thing my subconscious is telling me is that scientific education in this country is in deep, deep trouble.

  10. Joe B.
    Mark B.

    Thank you for affirming what I mentioned earlier.

    You fit the bill and obviously represent the problematic issues I brought forth.

    Personal attacks for a lack of research and fact finding saturated in skewed leftist propaganda and idealogies.

    1. Darrell, what you spew is all trash, but very effective for the big money behind it. You’re bought and sold and don’t even realize it.

    2. Here’s my question for you, Darrell …

      Operation Warp Speed will likely go down at Trump’s greatest historical success.

      Why won’t you take Trump’s vaccine, one even he himself got?

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