Indiana reports another 836 COVID-19 cases, 14 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 836 new COVID-19 cases, the fifth time in the past six days that new cases have exceeded 700.

The department on Tuesday reported the testing of 9,567 more individuals. Daily testing increases have exceeded 9,000 in 12 of the last 15 days.

Marion County reported an increase of 166 cases, the 19th straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate rose to 9.1%, above the state’s 7-day rate of 7.3%

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: 836

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 69,255

Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 68,433

Increase in cumulative cases: 822

Increase in cases reported July 29-Aug. 4: 5,577

Increase in cases reported July 22-28: 5,762

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: 14

Total deaths: 2,794

Increase in deaths reported July 29-Aug. 4: 69

Increase in deaths reported July 22-28: 73

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: 9,567

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 785,018

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Monday: 775,482

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 9,536

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: 7.3%

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 15,029 (increase of 166)

Marion County new deaths: 5

Marion County cumulative deaths: 724

Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 9.1%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 2,543

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,774

Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,667

Madison County cumulative cases: 862

Boone County cumulative cases: 644

Hancock County cumulative cases: 628

Morgan County cumulative cases: 437

Shelby County cumulative cases: 522

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 37.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 17.3%

Available ventilators: 82.8%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 4,721,365

U.S. deaths: 155,814

Global cases: 18,340,451

Global deaths: 695,318

*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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