Indiana reports another 851 COVID-19 cases; deaths hit 2-week low

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The Indiana State Department of Health on Sunday reported 851 new COVID-19 cases, the 12th time in the past 13 days that new cases have exceeded 800 in the daily report.

Indiana has averaged a daily increase of 927 cases over the past week compared with 914 cases the previous week.

The department on Sunday also reported two more deaths from COVID-19, the lowest daily number since Aug. 23.

The state reported the testing of 9,963 more individuals, the 11th time in the past 12 days that testing of unique individuals has exceeded 9,000.

The state’s cumulative testing-positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.8%. The seven-day positivity rate for unique individuals rose from at 7.2% to 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: 851

Total cumulative cases reported Sunday: 99,804

Total cumulative cases reported Saturday: 98,961

Increase in cumulative cases: 843

Increase in cumulative cases reported Aug. 31-Sept. 6: 6,491

Increase in cumulative cases reported  Aug. 24-30: 6,398

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: 2

Total deaths: 3,140

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 31-Sept. 6: 68

Increase in deaths reported Aug. 24-30: 69

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: 9,963

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Sunday: 1,138,868

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Saturday: 1,129,078

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 9,790

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 7.3%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.6%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.4%

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

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 19,196 (increase of 123)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 750

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

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,201

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,449

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,088

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,402

Boone County cumulative cases: 889

Hancock County cumulative cases: 846

Morgan County cumulative cases: 621

Shelby County cumulative cases: 637

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 40.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 9.9%

Available ventilators: 81.5%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Sunday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,249,163

U.S. deaths: 188,574

Global cases: 26,929,464

Global deaths: 880,500

*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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One thought on “Indiana reports another 851 COVID-19 cases; deaths hit 2-week low

  1. We’ve been mandatorily wearing masks for six weeks, but the only change in the data I can see is it flattened the increase in new cases some, but did not change any of the other metrics.

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