Indiana reports 7,360 new COVID-19 cases, 71 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 7,360 new COVID-19 cases, marking the sixth time new daily cases have topped 7,000 during the pandemic.

New cases have exceeded 5,000 in 29 of the past 31 daily reports.

The state on Thursday also reported 71 new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 6,373. Deaths have topped 35 in 12 straight daily reports.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 3,221 on Wednesday to 3,204 on Thursday.

The department said it tested 19,318 new individuals, the 45th straight day that testing in that category has exceeded 10,000.

The 7-day positivity rate for unique individuals decreased from 26.7% to 26.3%.

COVID-19 patients occupy 43.1% of the state’s intensive care beds. The state said 21.1% of its ICU beds are still available.

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: 7,360

Total cumulative cases412,135

Increase in cases reported Nov. 1-Dec. 1: 162,265

Increase in cases reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 60,932

Increase in cases reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 26,285

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: 71

Total deaths: 6,373

Increase in deaths reported Nov. 1-Dec. 1: 1,474

Increase in deaths reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 706

Increase in deaths reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 325

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: 19,318

Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,387,500

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 17.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 26.3%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 7.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 13.7%**

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Nov. 1-Dec. 1: 507,314

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 322,213

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 303,966

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: 56,247 (increase of 1,058)

Marion County new deaths: 11

Marion County cumulative deaths: 950

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 24.5%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 14.4%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 18,261

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 8,632

Johnson County cumulative cases: 9,212

Madison County cumulative cases: 6,887

Boone County cumulative cases: 3,362

Hancock County cumulative cases: 3,835

Morgan County cumulative cases: 3,193

Shelby County cumulative cases: 2,666

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 21.1%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 43.1%

Available ventilators: 69%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 14.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 15,645,955

U.S. deaths: 292,611

Global cases: 69,833,475

Global deaths: 1,587,024

*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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