Indiana reports 586 more COVID-19 cases, one more death

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 586 new cases of COVID-19, the second day in a row that news cases have topped 500.

The health department reported one new death from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 13,513. The state has averaged two new deaths per day from COVID over the past seven days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased from 415 on Tuesday to 443 on Wednesday. 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 2.88 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 after a daily increase of 4,646. More than 2.85 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: 586

Total cumulative cases: 759,618

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 1

Total cumulative deaths: 13,513

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,268

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,625,957

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 20.9%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4.7%**

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

** 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–July 15)

First dose administered: 2,853,337 (daily increase of 4,222)

Fully vaccinated: 2,883,807 (daily increase of 4,646)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 104,248 (increase of 75)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,801

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 4.5%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 4.2%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,913

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,894

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,616

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,354

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,087

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,659

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,844

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,063

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 33.9%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,951,558

U.S. deaths: 608,152

Global cases: 188,565,395

Global deaths: 4,061,263

*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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