Indiana reports 8,003 more COVID-19 cases, 84 more deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 8,003 new COVID-19 cases, the third-largest number of new cases in a daily report since the beginning of the pandemic.

New cases have exceeded 5,000 in 22 of the past 24 daily case reports

The department also reported 84 new deaths from COVID-19. A total of 505 deaths have been reported over the past seven days, an average of nearly 72 per day.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 fell slightly for the third straight day, from an all-time high Monday of 3,460 to 3,289 on Thursday.

Testing of new individuals rose by 19,811, bringing the cumulative total to 2,272,182.

COVID-19 patients occupy 43.7% of the state’s intensive care beds. The state said 20.5% 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: 8,003

Total cumulative cases367,329

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: 84

Total deaths: 5,832

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: 19,811

Total cumulative tested individuals: 2,272,182

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 16.2%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 24.7%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 7.5%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 11.7%**

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: 49,899 (increase of 1,167)

Marion County new deaths: 7

Marion County cumulative deaths: 902

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 23.3%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 12.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 15,894

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 7,565

Johnson County cumulative cases: 7,969

Madison County cumulative cases: 5,960

Boone County cumulative cases: 2,897

Hancock County cumulative cases: 3,304

Morgan County cumulative cases: 2,674

Shelby County cumulative cases: 2,235

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 20.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 43.7%

Available ventilators: 70.3%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 16%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 14,160,405

U.S. deaths: 276,513

Global cases: 65,408,787

Global deaths: 1,509,743

*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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