Indiana reports 908 new COVID-19 cases, rise in hospitalizations

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 908 new COVID-19 cases, breaking a streak of five straight days with more than 1,000 reported cases.

Cases have topped 1,000 in nine of the past 13 daily reports.

The seven-day moving average of positive cases in Indiana was 1,145 on Sunday, up from 1,128 on Saturday and from 939 two weeks ago.

The state said it added 285 cases dating back to March 23 to the cumulative count, but not the daily count.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 jumped to 909 on Sunday from 825 on Saturday, the highest mark since Feb. 19. The all-time high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state reported three new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 12,746.

The health department reported the testing of 3,858 new individuals.

The state said more than 1.41 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monw1day at 5 a.m. More than 1.97 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: 908

Total cumulative cases: 699,823

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 3

Total deaths: 12,746

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 3,858

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,306,130

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 12.7%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.1%

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 – April 12)

First dose administered: 1,993,880 (daily increase of 14,079)

Fully vaccinated: 1,410,070 (daily increase of 7,548)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 95,509 (increase of 158                                                                                      )

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,706

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.9%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 5.1%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 34,087

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 16,669

Johnson County cumulative cases: 17,371

Madison County cumulative cases: 12,257

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,494

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,878

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,355

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,751

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 34.5%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 7.8%

Available ventilators: 79.9%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.7%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 31,199,286

U.S. deaths: 562,080

Global cases: 136,181,468

Global deaths: 2,938,804

*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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