Indiana reports 934 more COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Saturday reported 934 new COVID-19 cases, the fourth-highest daily total since the beginning of the pandemic.

The state has reported more than 900 new cases daily for four straight days and more than 600 cases daily for the past 12 days. Total positive cases in the state since the beginning of the pandemic have risen to 61,520.

Over the past week, Indiana has seen cases raise by an average of 838 per day. That compares with an average of 654 the previous week.

The state also reported 11 new deaths Saturday, bringing the total to 2,698.

The overall COVID-19 testing-positivity rate remained at 8.9% Saturday after the state reported 11,570 new tests. That’s the fifth-highest number of tests reported in a daily report since the beginning of the pandemic. Daily testing has topped 8,000 for 12 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: 934

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 61,520

Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 60,598

Increase in cumulative cases: 922

Increase in cases reported July 19-July 25: 5,866

Increase in cases reported July 12-18: 4,577

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 11

Total deaths: 2,698

Increase in deaths reported July 19-July 25: 71

Increase in deaths reported July 12-18: 64

COVID-19 testing

*New tests: 11,570

Total cumulative tests reported Thursday: 690,274

Total cumulative tests reported Friday: 678,749

Increase in cumulative tests: 11,525

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.9%

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 13,549 (increase of 140)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 712

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 2,182

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,630

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,529

Madison County cumulative cases: 753

Boone County cumulative cases: 571

Hancock County cumulative cases: 568

Morgan County cumulative cases: 385

Shelby County cumulative cases: 489

Indiana intensive care unit usage (updated July 22)

Available ICU beds: 46.9%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.1%

Available ventilators: 75.5%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.4%

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 Saturday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 4,130,783

U.S. deaths: 145,719

Global cases: 15,790,572

Global deaths: 640,724

*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.

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