Indiana reports another 1,629 COVID-19 cases, rise in hospitalizations

The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 1,629 new COVID-19 cases, the highest number of new cases reported in a Sunday report so far and the ninth time in 10 days that new cases have exceeded 1,500.

Cases had hit record numbers in the previous three days, hitting an all-time high of 2,521 on Saturday. The seven-day moving average for cases, as  reported Sunday, was 1,803.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose to 1,387 as of Saturday, the highest number since May 6.

The state also reported 19 additional deaths from COVID-19. Newly reported deaths have been in double digits 11 times over the past 13 days. Indiana has reported 142 deaths in the past week, an average of 20.3 per day, up from 117, or 16.7 per day, in the previous week.

The department reported the testing of 9,891 more unique individuals, the lowest testing number since Wednesday. The state’s seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals has risen to 11.4%.

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: 1,629

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 147,582

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 145,977

Increase in cumulative cases: 1,605

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: 19

Total deaths: 3,704

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: 9,891

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 1,555,437

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 1,545,927

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 9,510

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 9.5%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.4%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 5.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 6.2%**

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: 24,410 (increase of 120)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 780

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 9.7%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 5,872

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 3,093

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,947

Madison County cumulative cases: 2,245

Boone County cumulative cases: 1,177

Hancock County cumulative cases: 1,128

Morgan County cumulative cases: 908

Shelby County cumulative cases: 769

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 36.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 17.1%

Available ventilators: 79.6%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 4.1%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 8,111,105

U.S. deaths: 219,328

Global cases: 39,775,831

Global deaths: 1,111,224

*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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