Indiana reports lowest number of COVID-19 cases since Sept. 8

The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 624 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest number of new cases in the department’s daily report since Sept. 8.

The department said 7,448 more unique individuals were tested, the smallest number since Sept. 10. The cumulative positivity rate for unique individuals remained at 8.5%.

The state also reported 12 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the cumulative total to 3,247. The department has reported 75 new deaths over the past week, compared with 67 the previous week.

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: 624

Total cumulative cases reported Wednesday: 107,809

Total cumulative cases reported Tuesday: 107,229

Increase in cumulative cases: 580

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: 12

Total deaths: 3,247

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: 7,448

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Wednesday: 1,261,892

Total cumulative tested individuals reported Tuesday: 1,254,731

Increase in cumulative tested individuals: 7,161

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 8.5%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.6%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 6.2%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.6%**

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

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 20,249 (increase of 53)

Marion County new deaths: 1

Marion County cumulative deaths: 757

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 5.5%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 4,565

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 2,584

Johnson County cumulative cases: 2,227

Madison County cumulative cases: 1,513

Boone County cumulative cases: 937

Hancock County cumulative cases: 888

Morgan County cumulative cases: 673

Shelby County cumulative cases: 650

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 39%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 10.4%

Available ventilators: 81.3%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.3%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Wednesday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 6,600,566

U.S. deaths: 196,103

Global cases: 29,624,865

Global deaths: 929,444

*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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