Indiana reports 720 more COVID-19 cases, 17 additional deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 720 new COVID-19 cases and 17 more deaths.

The state also reported the testing of 7,320 more individuals.

The state’s cumulative testing-positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.8%. The seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals rose from 7.5% to 7.7%.

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: 720

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 101,485

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 100,780

Increase in cumulative cases: 705

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: 17

Total deaths: 3,173

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: 7,320

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,158,018

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 1,150,863

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 7,155

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.7%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.6%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.8%

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

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 19,387 (increase of 80)

Marion County new deaths: 2

Marion County cumulative deaths: 752

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.3%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,259

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,480

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,105

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,432

Boone County cumulative cases: 895

Hancock County cumulative cases: 850

Morgan County cumulative cases: 631

Shelby County cumulative cases: 639

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 43.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 9.8%

Available ventilators: 81.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,334,158

U.S. deaths: 187,972

Global cases: 27,628,190

Global deaths: 898,757

*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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