Indiana reports 295 new COVID-19 cases, six more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 295 new COVID-19 cases, marking the 26th straight daily report with fewer than 500 cases. Daily cases haven’t topped 300 since June 12.

The department reported six new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative death tally at 13,426. The state has averaged two deaths a day over the past seven days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose from 407 on Monday to 408 on Tuesday. 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 2.81 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.8 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. The department no longer issues reports on Saturday and Sunday.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 295

Total cumulative cases: 753,927

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 6

Total cumulative deaths: 13,426

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 2,843

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,582,535

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 2.1%**

** 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 30)

First dose administered: 2,800,667 (daily increase of 4,601)

Fully vaccinated: 2,815,538 (daily increase of 7,072)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 103,539 (increase of 30)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,791

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 1.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,711

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,753

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,523

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,213

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,025

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,606

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,784

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,032

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 32.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,659,062

U.S. deaths: 604,623

Global cases: 181,996,280

Global deaths: 3,941,377

*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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