Indiana reports 819 more COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths

  • Comments
  • Print

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 819 new COVID-19 cases, a 65% jump from the 495 cases reported the previous day. New cases have been below 1,000 for 12 straight days.

The state also reported 12 new deaths due to COVID-19, lifting the cumulative total to 13,101.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 climbed from 814 on Monday to 850 on Tuesday. They are down from 1,019 on May 4. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The health department reported the testing of 4,235 new individuals.

The state said 2.34 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.53 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.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 819

Total cumulative cases: 737,282

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 12

Total deaths: 13,101

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 4,235

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,461,505

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 10.4%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.8%**

** 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–May 19)

First dose administered: 2,539,739 (increase of 12,092)

Fully vaccinated: 2,346,698 (increase of 19,832)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 100,894 (increase of 111)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,753

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.3%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 35,891

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,343

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,097

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,779

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,758

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,384

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,617

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,955

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 29.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 8.6%

Available ventilators: 77.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.8%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 32,998,969

U.S. deaths: 587,231

Global cases: 164,343,304

Global deaths: 3,407,159

*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.

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Story Continues Below

Editor's note: You can comment on IBJ stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.