Indiana reports 247 new COVID-19 cases, three more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 247 new COVID-19 cases, marking the 23rd straight daily report with fewer than 500 cases. Daily cases haven’t topped 300 since June 12.

The department reported three new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative death tally to 13,399. The state has averaged three deaths a day over the past seven days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 dropped from 391 on Wednesday to 369 on Thursday, the lowest number since the early days of the pandemic. Hospitalizations are down from a recent high of 1,019 on May 4. The pandemic-high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 2.76 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.77 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: 247

Total cumulative cases: 752,699

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 3

Total cumulative deaths: 13,399

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,139

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,571,310

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 2.2%**

** 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–June 25)

First dose administered: 2,779,661(daily increase of 4,415)

Fully vaccinated: 2,766,914 (daily increase of 9,394)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 103,422 (increase of 25)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,787

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4.6%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 1.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,650

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,713

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,500

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,190

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,997

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,590

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,776

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,028

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,595,224

U.S. deaths: 603,290

Global cases: 180,148,541

Global deaths: 3,903,183

*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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