The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,253 new COVID-19 cases, the second day in a row that cases have reached a daily high. The department reported 1,051 new cases on Thursday.
The department on Friday also reported the testing of 12,884 more individuals, the second-highest total during the pandemic. The previous high was 13,540 on June 18.
The 7-day testing positivity rate dipped from 7.5% on Thursday to 7.1% on Friday. The state’s overall testing-positivity rate remained at 8.8%.
Another 10 deaths were reported Friday, bringing the total to 2,821 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Marion County reported an increase of 181 cases, the 22nd straight day that cases in the county have risen by more than 100. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate was 9.3%.
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.
*New cases: 1,253
Total cumulative cases reported Friday: 72,254
Total cumulative cases reported Thursday: 71,015
Increase in cumulative cases: 1,239
Increase in cases reported Aug. 1-7: 6,100
Increase in cases reported July 25-31: 5,556
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
New deaths: 10
Total deaths: 2,821
Increase in deaths reported Aug. 1-7: 57
Increase in deaths reported July 25-31: 63
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
*New tested individuals: 12,884
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Friday: 817,104
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Thursday: 804,345
Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 12,759
Percentage of total testing positive: 8.8%
Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 7.1%
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
Marion County cumulative cases: 15,503 (increase of 181)
Marion County new deaths: 2
Marion County cumulative deaths: 723
Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 9.3%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 2,668
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 1,833
Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,719
Madison County cumulative cases: 915
Boone County cumulative cases: 662
Hancock County cumulative cases: 641
Morgan County cumulative cases: 459
Shelby County cumulative cases: 542
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 32.7%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 13%
Available ventilators: 80.9%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.6%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Friday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 4,888,070
U.S. deaths: 160,157
Global cases: 19,141,627
Global deaths: 715,802
*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.