Indiana reports 20 new COVID-19 deaths, 761 more cases

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 761 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional deaths. New reported cases have topped 700 for seven straight days and in 18 of the past 21 days.

The 20 deaths were the most seen in the daily report since Sept. 15, matching that day’s total. The state has reported 90 deaths over the past week, up from 63 the previous week.

The department on Tuesday reported the testing of 5,446 more unique individuals, the smallest testing number since Sept. 8. 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: 761

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 119,066

Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 118,322

Increase in cumulative cases: 744

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: 3,385

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: 5,446

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

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Monday: 1,366,294

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 5,061

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.7%

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

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 5.9%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.3%**

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: 21,563 (increase of 61)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 768

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.8%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,965

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,779

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,362

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,714

Boone County cumulative cases: 997

Hancock County cumulative cases: 948

Morgan County cumulative cases: 739

Shelby County cumulative cases: 683

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 41%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 12.5%

Available ventilators: 81.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.2%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 7,156,562

U.S. deaths: 205,268

Global cases: 33,431,133

Global deaths: 1,003,168

*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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