Indiana reports highest number of COVID-19 cases since May 28

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 463 new COVID-19 cases—the highest number of new cases in the department’s daily report since May 28, when 571 were reported.

The state health department also reported 16 new deaths from COVID-19, increasing the cumulative death tally to 13,482. The state has averaged three deaths per day from COVID over the past seven days.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 ticked down from 423 on Tuesday to 418 on Wednesday. Hospitalizations are down from a recent high of 1,019 on May 4. The pandemic-high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

The state said more than 2.85 million Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 2.82 million had received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination.

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. The department no longer issues reports on Saturday and Sunday.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 463

Total cumulative cases: 756,625

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 16

Total cumulative deaths: 13,482

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 2,901

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,598,345

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.5%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 8.4%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14–July 8)

First dose administered: 2,826,839 (daily increase of 3,329)

Fully vaccinated: 2,851,513 (daily increase of 4,617)

County numbers       

Marion County cumulative cases: 103,823 (increase of 50)

Marion County new deaths: 5

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,798

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.6%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 36,793

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 17,803

Johnson County cumulative cases: 18,560

Madison County cumulative cases: 13,263

Boone County cumulative cases: 7,056

Hancock County cumulative cases: 8,629

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,809

Shelby County cumulative cases: 5,051

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 36.2%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 3.2%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 33,773,737

U.S. deaths: 606,249

Global cases: 185,239,541

Global deaths: 4,004,646

*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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