Indiana reports 860 new COVID-19 cases; total testing tops 700K mark

  • Comments
  • Print

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 860 new COVID-19 cases, the sixth-highest daily total since the beginning of the pandemic. Meanwhile, cumulative testing in the state surpassed 700,000.

The state has reported more than 700 new cases daily for six straight days and more than 600 cases daily for the past 13 days. Total positive cases in the state since the beginning of the pandemic have risen to 62,372.

Over the past week, Indiana has seen cases raise by an average of 829 per day. That compares with an average of 708 the previous week.

The state also reported eight new deaths Sunday, bringing the total to 2,706.

The overall COVID-19 testing-positivity rate remained at 8.9% Sunday after the state reported 11,088 new tests. That’s the seventh-highest number of tests reported in a daily report since the beginning of the pandemic. Daily testing has topped 8,000 for 13 straight days.

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: 860

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 62,372

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 61,520

Increase in cumulative cases: 852

Increase in cases reported July 20-July 26: 5,801

Increase in cases reported July 13-19: 4,959

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 8

Total deaths: 2,706

Increase in deaths reported July 20-July 26: 77

Increase in deaths reported July 13-19: 62

COVID-19 testing

*New tests: 11,088

Total cumulative tests reported Sunday: 701,311

Total cumulative tests reported Saturday: 690,274

Increase in cumulative tests: 11,037

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.9%

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 13,700 (increase of 151)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 712

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 2,230

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,644

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,549

Madison County cumulative cases: 760

Boone County cumulative cases: 579

Hancock County cumulative cases: 570

Morgan County cumulative cases: 393

Shelby County cumulative cases: 491

Indiana intensive care unit usage (updated July 22)

Available ICU beds: 45.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10%

Available ventilators: 75.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.1%

Indiana long-term-care facilities (updated July 20)

New cases over past week: 138

Total cases: 5,833

New deaths over past week: 17

Total deaths: 1,262

Facilities with at least one case: 313

Facilities with at least one death: 188

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 4,197,184

U.S. deaths: 146,632

Global cases: 16,100,905

Global deaths: 645,482

*New cases and tests are previously unreported cases and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. This category typically contains 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.