The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 850 new COVID-19 cases and 28 new deaths.
The number of deaths was the largest reported by the health department in a daily report since June 6, when 32 new deaths were reported. The daily number of new deaths includes deaths that have occurred over a range of days but were reported for the first time over the 24-hour period ending at 11:59 p.m. the previous day.
The department reported the testing of 12,106 new individuals, the first time testing has exceeded 12,000 since Aug. 9.
The state’s 7-day testing-positivity rate rose from 7.9% on Monday to 8.2% on Tuesday, while the overall testing-positivity rate dipped to 8.8% after the department added more than 2,000 previously excluded tested individuals.
Marion County reported an increase of 163 cases, the 32nd time in 33 days that the county has seen more than 100 daily cases. The county’s 7-day testing-positivity rate was 7.5%%.
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: 850
Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 81,845
Total cumulative cases reported Monday: 81,006
Increase in cumulative cases: 839
Increase in cases reported Aug. 12-18: 5,983
Increase in cases reported Aug. 5-11: 6,607
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: 28
Total deaths: 2,954
Increase in deaths reported Aug. 9-15: 95
Increase in deaths reported Aug. 2-8: 84
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: 12,106
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 928,614**
Total cumulative tested individuals reported Monday: 914,633
Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 13,981
Percentage of total testing positive: 8.8%
Seven-day testing-positivity rate: 8.2%
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
** The department said it added 2,278 previously excluded tested individuals to this category Tuesday due to a data processing error.
Marion County cumulative cases: 16,869 (increase of 163)
Marion County new deaths: 3
Marion County cumulative deaths: 738
Marion County 7-day positivity rate: 7.5%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 3,231
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,038
Johnson County cumulative cases: 1,862
Madison County cumulative cases: 1,124
Boone County cumulative cases: 748
Hancock County cumulative cases: 723
Morgan County cumulative cases: 520
Shelby County cumulative cases: 587
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 38.5%
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.9%
Available ventilators: 81.7%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 3.2%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Tuesday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 5,446,233
U.S. deaths: 170,586
Global cases: 21,927,114
Global deaths: 775,000
*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.