Indiana reports another 582 COVID-19 cases as testing slows

The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 582 new COVID-19 cases, its lowest number of new cases in a week, as testing slowed considerably. The department typically reports lower numbers of cases and testing on Mondays as reporting slows over the weekend.

The department on Monday reported the testing of 6,470 more individuals, the lowest number since July 13.

Marion County reported an increase of 153 cases, the 18th straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate rose to 9%, above the state’s 7-day rate of 7.5%

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: 582

Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 68,433

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 67,857

Increase in cumulative cases: 576

Increase in cases reported July 28-Aug. 3: 5,526

Increase in cases reported July 21-27: 5,701

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: 5

Total deaths: 2,780

Increase in deaths reported July 28-Aug. 3: 71

Increase in deaths reported July 21-27: 77

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: 6,470

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 775,482

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 769,043

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 6,439

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

Percentage of total testing positive: 8.8%

Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.5%

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 14,863 (increase of 153)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 719

Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 9.0%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 2,513

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,750

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,652

Madison County cumulative cases: 847

Boone County cumulative cases: 635

Hancock County cumulative cases: 623

Morgan County cumulative cases: 425

Shelby County cumulative cases: 511

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 33.3%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 13.4%

Available ventilators: 78.1%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.5%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 4,675,628

U.S. deaths: 154,965

Global cases: 18,136,344

Global deaths: 690,413

*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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