Indiana reports another 871 COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 871 new COVID-19 cases, the 11th time in the past 14 days that cases have exceeded 800.

The state also reported the testing of 9,085 more individuals, the seventh time in eight days that testing has exceeded 9,000. The state’s cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.8%.

The department also reported 13 more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the cumulative total during the pandemic to 3,106.

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: 871

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 95,750

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 94,891

Increase in cumulative cases: 859

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: 13

Total deaths: 3,106

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: 9,085

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,092,596

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 1,083,765

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 8,831

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.8%

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.7%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 5.3%

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 department began including antigen test results in its data on Aug. 24.

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 18,721 (increase of 154)

Marion County new deaths: 2

Marion County cumulative deaths: 749

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.9%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,998

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,372

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,052

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,337

Boone County cumulative cases: 860

Hancock County cumulative cases: 824

Morgan County cumulative cases: 599

Shelby County cumulative cases: 625

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 40%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.5%

Available ventilators: 82.2%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.4%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,082,260

U.S. deaths: 184,910

Global cases: 25,809,515

Global deaths: 858,295

*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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2 thoughts on “Indiana reports another 871 COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths

  1. How do we know these are actual numbers? The hospitals get paid for every person tested and diagnosed. How do we know they weren’t tested and/or diagnosed with a different ailment but listed is as Covid to get the money?


    1. We don’t know – the numbers are all over the road. Plus, today MD’s interviewed on a Sports Call in Show said Positive tests for 20 year old Football players doesn’t mean they are sick.

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