Indiana reports 748 more COVID-19 cases, 11 additional deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 748 new cases of COVID-19, the seventh day out of the past eight that new cases have been below 1,000.

The state reported 11 new deaths due to the coronavirus. Reported deaths due to COVID-19 have exceeded single digits in 145 of the past 147 days.

The department said 5,455 new individuals were tested.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 663 on Friday to 656 on Saturday, the lowest number since July 6. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 696,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Sunday at 5 a.m. More than 1.1 million had received the first dose of a 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: 748

Total cumulative cases: 667,262

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 11

Total deaths: 12,310

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 5,455

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,150,418

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.2%**

** 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 – March 7)

First dose administered: 1,127,721 (daily increase of 15,265)

Fully vaccinated: 696,457 (daily increase of 18,570)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 91,354 (increase of 84)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,660

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.9%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 32,489

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 15,955

Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,485

Madison County cumulative cases: 11,810

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,186

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,471

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,135

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,635

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 34.8 %

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 4.8%

Available ventilators: 80.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 28,956,440

U.S. deaths: 524,463

Global cases: 116,639,024

Global deaths: 2,590,159

*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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