Indiana reports another 1,581 COVID-19 cases, rise in hospitalizations

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 1,581 new COVID-19 cases, the highest number of new cases ever reported by the department on a Monday.

New cases have topped 1,300 in the daily report for six straight days and have exceeded 1,000 10 times in the past 12 days. Cumulative cases have increased by 9,835 over the past week, an average of 1,405 per day.

The state also reported 1,238 statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 as of Sunday, the highest mark since mid-May.

In addition, the state reported six additional deaths from COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total to 3,568.

The department reported the testing of 9,848 more unique individuals, the lowest number in five 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: 1,581

Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 136,555

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 134,981

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,574

Increase in cases reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 26,285

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: 6

Total deaths: 3,568

Increase in deaths reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 325

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: 9,848

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Monday: 1,495,852

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 1,486,182

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 9,670

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 9.1%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 9.4%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 5.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%**

Increase in unique tested individuals reported Sept. 1-Oct. 1: 303,966

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: 23,314 (increase of 136)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 771

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 5,529

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,971

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,740

Madison County cumulative cases: 2,050

Boone County cumulative cases: 1,115

Hancock County cumulative cases: 1,053

Morgan County cumulative cases: 835

Shelby County cumulative cases: 725

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 35.6%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 15.6%

Available ventilators: 78.7%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 4.2%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 7,765,684

U.S. deaths: 214,793

Global cases: 37,594,267

Global deaths: 1,077,836

*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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