Indiana reports 971 more COVID-19 cases, 18 additional deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 971 new COVID-19 cases and 18 additional deaths in its daily report.

The state also reported the testing of 11,955 more individuals and a cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals of 8.7%.

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: 971

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 89,359

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 88,421

Increase in cumulative cases: 938

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: 16,200

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 18

Total deaths: 3,041

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

COVID-19 testing**

New tested individuals: 11,955

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,022,537

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 1,010,981

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 11,556

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.7%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.8%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.8%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.4%

Increase in tests reported July 1-Aug. 1: 268,890

Increase in tests reported June 1-July 1: 223,820

Increase in tests reported May 1-June. 1: 166,257

**The department began including antigen test results in its data on Aug. 24.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 17,833 (increase of 143)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 745

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,639

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,204

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,964

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,230

Boone County cumulative cases: 798

Hancock County cumulative cases: 786

Morgan County cumulative cases: 557

Shelby County cumulative cases: 609

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 36.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 12.2%

Available ventilators: 83.3%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.6%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 5,788,185

U.S. deaths: 178,758

Global cases: 25,951,902

Global deaths: 820,835

*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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