Indiana reports 20 COVID-19 deaths for second straight day

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 965 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional deaths. New reported cases have topped 800 in six of the past seven days

Wednesday marked the second day in a row that the daily report included 20 new deaths. The state has reported 100 deaths over the past week, up from 61 the previous week.

The department on Tuesday reported the testing of 8,898 more unique individuals, the fifth time in seven days that testing has topped 8,000.

The cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.7% and the seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals stayed at 7.1%.

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: 965

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 120,019

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 119,066

Increase in cumulative cases: 953

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: 20

Total deaths: 3,405

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: 8,898

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,379,850

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 1,371,355

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 8,495

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.7%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 5.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.1%**

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.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 21,671 (increase of 108)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 768

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,997

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,789

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,383

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,735

Boone County cumulative cases: 1,003

Hancock County cumulative cases: 951

Morgan County cumulative cases: 739

Shelby County cumulative cases: 689

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 36.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 11.9%

Available ventilators: 80.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 7,194,922

U.S. deaths: 206,252

Global cases: 33,719,865

Global deaths: 1,009,349

*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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5 thoughts on “Indiana reports 20 COVID-19 deaths for second straight day

    1. Dennis, you can check out the ISDH Dashboard, it has a totals page plus a LTC page. I don’t think it will give you the breakout in the daily numbers, but it will give you totals. As of Thursday morning, total deaths in Indiana, 3,405 LTC deaths in Indiana, 1,995 (58.6%) They also have added a school page.

      Here is the link:

      The ISDH Dashboard also gives you more information to understand the numbers, for example, the 20 deaths reported are actually for the period 9/8/20 to 9/29/20.

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