Indiana reports 920 new COVID-19 cases, 17 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 920 new COVID-19 cases and 17 additional deaths.

The department reported the testing of 9,021 more unique individuals. The cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.6% and the seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals rose from 6.8% to 7.1%.

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: 920

Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 114,236

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 113,337

Increase in cumulative cases: 899

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: 17

Total deaths: 3,322

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: 9,021

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,331,608

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,322,819

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 8,789

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.6%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 5.9%

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: 21,067 (increase of 131)

Marion County new deaths: 3

Marion County cumulative deaths: 761

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,803

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,694

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,291

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,619

Boone County cumulative cases: 960

Hancock County cumulative cases: 917

Morgan County cumulative cases: 709

Shelby County cumulative cases: 668

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 39.4%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 11.3%

Available ventilators: 81.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,941,248

U.S. deaths: 202,170

Global cases: 31,944,038

Global deaths: 977,881

*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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2 thoughts on “Indiana reports 920 new COVID-19 cases, 17 more deaths

  1. No, Jennifer, people are tired of wearing a mask and social distancing. They want to get on with their lives.
    The “herd “ mentality is where we are headed. Survival of the fit.

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