Indiana reports 850 new COVID-19 cases, six more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 850 new COVID-19 cases, the 21st time in the past 24 days that new reported cases have exceeded 700.

The department said 8,662 more unique individuals were tested. The cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals rose from 8.5% to 8.6%.

The state also reported six new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 3,253.

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: 850

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 108,646

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 107,809

Increase in cumulative cases: 837

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: 6

Total deaths: 3,253

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: 8,662

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,269,650

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,261,892

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 7,758

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.6%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.5%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.1%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.4%**

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: 20,341 (increase of 92)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 757

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,600

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,607

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,241

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,530

Boone County cumulative cases: 938

Hancock County cumulative cases: 892

Morgan County cumulative cases: 680

Shelby County cumulative cases: 655

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 38.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.4%

Available ventilators: 81.1%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.5%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,640,540

U.S. deaths: 197,091

Global cases: 29,925,969

Global deaths: 942,076

*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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