The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 5,708 new COVID-19 cases, the second highest number of new cases ever reported in the daily update.
The previous high for new cases was 6,654 on Thursday. New cases have exceeded 4,000 for nine straight days and have topped 2,000 for the past 23 days.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Indiana dipped slightly, from an all-time high of 2,569 on Wednesday to 2,548 on Thursday. COVID-19 patients occupy 30.9% of the state’s intensive care beds.
The department said the seven-day moving average for cases reached another all-time high of 5,127.
The state reported 50 more deaths due to COVID-19. Newly reported deaths have reached or topped 25 for 18 straight days and have been in double digits 36 times over the past 38 days.
The state has reported 308 new COVID-19 deaths over the past seven days (an average of 44 per day) compared with 256 (36.5 per day) the previous week.
The department reported the testing of 17,959 more unique individuals. Testing of new individuals has exceeded 10,000 for 17 straight days.
The state’s seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals jumped from 20.4% on Thursday to 20.8% on Friday. The seven-day positivity rate for all tests is 10.6%.
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.
*New cases: 5,708
Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 236,565
Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 230,965
Increase in cumulative cases: 5,600
Increase in cases reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 60,932
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
New deaths: 50
Total deaths: 4,613
Increase in deaths reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 706
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
New tested individuals: 17,959
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,893,070
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 1,876,317
Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 16,753
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 12.5%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 20.8%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.5%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 10.6%**
Increase in unique tested individuals reported Oct. 1-Nov. 1: 322,213
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.
Marion County cumulative cases: 33,579 (increase of 637)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 816
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 17.3%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 10.9%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 9,589
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 4,496
Johnson County cumulative cases: 4,601
Madison County cumulative cases: 3,676
Boone County cumulative cases: 1,838
Hancock County cumulative cases: 1,868
Morgan County cumulative cases: 1,513
Shelby County cumulative cases: 1,394
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 23.5%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 30.9%
Available ventilators: 76.3%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 7.7%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 10,582,938
U.S. deaths: 242,710
Global cases: 53,021,603
Global deaths: 1,297,347
*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.